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This is a string of seventy-six large, heavy, blue-green ring beads alternating with approximately 167 small ring beads. Beads were found on a string in order.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, southern cemetery, K X, grave 1041 no. 2. 1913: 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: December 4, 1915)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3974

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands