String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, X

Dimensions

Overall: 164 cm (64 9/16 in.) Diameter: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4144

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This is a string of about 1,024 dark blue and yellow ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. X. 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