String of melon beads
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 332-x
Diameter and length: 3.8 x 44 cm (1 1/2 x 17 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Drents Museum, Assen, The Netherlands, December 15, 2018 – May 5, 2019
This string of beads consists of thirteen melon beads arranged in graduated order.
From Nubia (Sudan): Kerma, K 332-x.1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition