String of beads
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Kerma, K1053/16b
Overall: 82.8 cm (32 5/8 in.) Diameter : 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a string of approximately 290 tiny ring beads, seven discs beads, and approximtely seventy-nine barrel and biconical beads.
From Kerma, K1053 / 16b. 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