String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1001

Dimensions

Overall: 200 cm (78 3/4 in.) Amulet: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4138

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This is a string of approximately 1,150 pale blue ring beads with a faience Taweret amulet.

Provenance

From Kerma. 1001. 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