String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Kerma, K1053/16b

Dimensions

Overall: 82.8 cm (32 5/8 in.) Diameter : 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3977

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This is a string of approximately 290 tiny ring beads, seven discs beads, and approximtely seventy-nine barrel and biconical beads.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1053 / 16b. 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