String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1065

Dimensions

Overall: 72 cm (28 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4123

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This is a string of approximately 450 tiny brown and blue-green ring beads, eight biconical beads, and one cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1065. 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