String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1061/P

Dimensions

Overall: 124 cm (48 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4134

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This a string of approximately 950 tiny blue ring beads, with one small dark green reeded melon ball.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1061 / P. 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