Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, No tomb No.
Diameter and length of entire string: 1.2 x 17 cm (1/2 x 6 11/16 in.) Diameter of fiance ball: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Tear shaped bead: 0.6 x 2.1 cm (1/4 x 13/16 in.) Ornamental bead: 0.4 x 2.2 cm (3/16 x 7/8 in.) Ornamental bead: 0.6 x 2.1 cm (1/4 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, faience, stone
Not On View
This string consists of five carnelian balls of various sizes and one barrel with two cylindrical ornamented, one faience ball bead and a stone tear shaped bead.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, city, KI, Trench 7, room Z. (follows Su. 486 in sequence). 1913.: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition