String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1033/middle/7

Dimensions

Overall: 88 cm (34 5/8 in.) Overall: 75 cm (29 1/2 in. Diameter: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3976

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

There are two strings of tiny faience ring beads, blue glaze. One string of beads has one larger blue disc bead and one larger brown disc bead.

Provenance

From Kerma, southern cemetery, grave K1033 / middle / 7. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition