String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1067

Dimensions

Overall: 450 cm (177 3/16 in.) Diameter: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4139

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of approximately 3,000 blue ring beads.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1067, Body E. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition