Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XV grave 1500
Medium or Technique
Faience, crystal, ivory
Not On View
This group of beads consists of twenty white faience ring beads (0.7 diameter); many tiny blue faience ring beads (0.2 cm diameter); one crystal ball bead; one string (101 cm long) of scored cylinder beads (1.3 cm long x 0.2. cm diameter) and amulet beads; approximately one hundred loose cylinder and amulet beads, and one ivory fragment, possibly an inlay(1.6 cm x 1.0 cm). They are contained in two boxes.
From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K XV grave 1500. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition