String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1137

Dimensions

Overall: 58 cm (22 13/16 in.) Largest: 1.6 x smallest 1.3 cm (5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.4140

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This is a string of approximately 470 ring beads, and two large ball beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (sudan), Kerma, southern cemetery, KX, grave K1037. 1913: 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