String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1058

Dimensions

Overall: 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4135

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This a string of approximately one hundred and ten tiny blue and brown ring beads, with one tiny baboon amulet.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1058. 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