String of beads
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1063/4
Overall: 37 cm (14 9/16 in.) Longest: 0.4 x 3 cm (3/16 x 1 3/16 in.) Largest wadjet: 1.4 x 0.6 cm (9/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a string of blue faience cylinder, conical, and barrel beads and two groved barrel beads, and one groved rectangular, with three amulets shape, possibly wadjet eyes. (Beads do not match publication description.)
From Kerma, K1063/4. 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