Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 180
Length barrel beads: 1.7cm (11/16in.) Diameter ring beads: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, carnelian, original fiber string, leather
Not On View
One group of beads consists of three barrel beads; one ball bead and 207 ring beads, some on the original fiber string and others loose. There is another group of approximately four thousand small ring beads mixed with some fragments of leather.
From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KN 180. 1916: 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