String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1044

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.2 x 132 cm (1/16 x 51 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4145

Medium or Technique

Faience and Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of about 700 ring beads, one pierced shell, one triangular bead pierced through the center and one amulet.

Provenance

From Kerma. 1044. 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