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Faience and gold necklace

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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.


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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.


Kerma, The Sudan

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Medium or Technique

Faience, gold


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands