Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV grave 444, body A
Medium or Technique
Faience, bone/ivory, wood
Not On View
There are seventeen cylinder beads ( 0.5 cm in diameter), eighteen cylinder beads (0.3 cm in diameter), nine barrel beads (0.4 cm in diameter), fourteen rectangular beadwork patterned beads (0.8 cm in diameter), two pataikos figure beads, three djed pillars, fifty-three decorated rectangular beads, two ivory or bone pieces, one small ball bead, one piece of wood, and 454 beads on ten strings (largest: 3.4 cm in length, smallest: 0.9 cm in length).
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV grave 444, body A. 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