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Necklace of disk beads

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Silver. Many tiny ring beads on remains of string.

Provenance

From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 426. December, 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1668

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands