String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Kerma, K1065/A

Dimensions

Overall: 33.4 cm (13 1/8 in.) Diameter and length: 0.5 x 0.6 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.4120

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This is a string of fifty-eight small blue-green biconical beads strung; three similar loose beads.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1065 / A. 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