String of blue-glazed quartz beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tomb 1053/16a

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 35 cm (9/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3970

Medium or Technique

Blue-glazed quartz

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Twenty-six blue glazed quartz ball beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, tomb 1053 / 16a. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition