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This is a string of approximately 1,150 pale blue ring beads with a faience Taweret amulet.

Provenance

From Kerma. 1001. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 200 cm (78 3/4 in.) Amulet: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4138

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands