Faience and gold necklace

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1604:13

Accession Number

20.1747

Medium or Technique

Faience, gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Necklace comprising of thirty small faience and thirteen small gold amulets, pierced for stringing, and four faience ring beads. Would originally have been part of a circlet; strands of faience beads interspersed with amulets. See also remaining beads of 14-2-17 in Jewelry Cabinet 1 drawer 11.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Kerma - K 1604-13, February 1914.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition