String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1051

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.) Length: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4156

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This is a string of about 300 blue ring beads.

Provenance

From Kerma. 1051: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