String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1067/D

Dimensions

Overall: 174 cm (68 1/2 in.) Diameter: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4133

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is approximately 1080 ring beads; blue, blue-green, and brown.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1067 / D. 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