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Beads

This string consists of approximately 100 flattened spherical and biconical shape beads of glass with one ball bead and four tiny faience ring beads; gilded.

Provenance

From Kerma, Meroitic cemetery, grave K 29/4, 1913.: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

13.4234

Medium or Technique

Glass, faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands