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Necklace with cylinder amulet case

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Composed of blue glazed crystal, carnelian ball beads, faience ball beads, two faience star beads and a cylindrical silver amulet (Egyptian import).


From Kerma: tomb K 1041. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the divsion of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: December 4, 1913).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place

Kerma, Egypt


Length: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Crystal, agate, faience, silver


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands