String of beads

Nubian
Kerma?


Place of Creation: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma?

Dimensions

Diameter and overall length: 0.3 x 80 cm (1/8 x 31 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.4173

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This string of beads consists of about 135 disc beads, cream and white color.

Provenance

From Kerma?, Tomb? : 1912-1913. 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