String of disc beads

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 134-x

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1390

Medium or Technique

Faience, debris

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One hundred twenty-eight white faience disc beads on modern string and a small packet of debris

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KN 134-x. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition