String of beads
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1024/14
Overall: 300 cm (118 1/8 in.) Length of cylinder bead: 2 cm (13/16 in.) Length of barrel bead: 1 cm (3/8 in.) Length of amulet: 1 cm (3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a string of approximately 24, 000 tiny brown and blue-green faience ring beads, four cylinder beads: two fancy and two plain, and two barrel beads,and a stylized wedjat amulet.
From Kerma, K1024 / 14. 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