about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, X B-147, neck of body QB
Diameter ball bead: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) Diameter stone bead: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Diameter ring bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glazed quartz, stone, faience
Not On View
This group of beads consists of eight blue-glazed quartz ball beads; nineteen black and white speckled stone ring beads strung together (one broken); and one blue faience ring bead.
From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X B-147, neck of body QB. 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