String of beads
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1028 / 5
Length: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.) Diameter and length of large ring bead: 0.6 x 1.2 cm (1/4 x 1/2 in.) Longest cylinder: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.) Length of amulet: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This string of beads consists of seven large blue ring beads, and four cylinder beads, fourteen ring beads, and one amulet.
From Kerma, K 1028 / 5: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