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Necklace with blue-glazed quartz crystal pendant

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Blue faience discs, with blue glazed crystal of quartzite as pendant.

Provenance

From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K X. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Mid-Classic Kerma, about 1660–1630 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4128

Medium or Technique

Glazed quartz

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands