String of beads
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1044
Diameter and length: 0.2 x 132 cm (1/16 x 51 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience and Shell
Not On View
This is a string of about 700 ring beads, one pierced shell, one triangular bead pierced through the center and one amulet.
From Kerma. 1044. 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