String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1065/14a

Dimensions

Overall: 200 cm (78 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.4126

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of approximately 1570 tiny blue-green ring beads, and one small biconical bead.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1065 / 14 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