Necklace with cylinder amulet case
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1070
length of amulet: 4 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 3/8 in.) Length of string: 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver, glazed crystal, carnelian, and faience
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Composed of blue glazed crystal, carnelian ball beads, faience ball beads, two faience star beads and a cylindrical silver amulet (Egyptian import).
From Kerma, K 1067. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the divsion of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: December 4, 1913).
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition