String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1041/A

Dimensions

Overall: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.) Length x width: 2.5 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm (1 x 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.4150

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This is a string of approximately 250 ring beads, with a leather bracelet, oblong and apparently not worked.

Provenance

From Kerma. 1041 / A. 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