String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1034

Dimensions

Overall: 230 cm (90 9/16 in.) Diameter: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4152

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This string of beads consists of about 1,320 ring beads.

Provenance

From Kerma. 1034. 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