String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1064 / B

Dimensions

Length: 128 cm (50 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4158

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This string of beads consists of approximately 1,040 ring beads with one quatrefoil bead.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1064 / B. 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