String of beads
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X B-299, head of body NF
Medium or Technique
Faience, shell, stone, silver
Not On View
This string of beads consists of one hundred and three faience cylinder beads (1.4 cm long x 0.4 cm diameter), twenty-five shell disc beads (0.5 cm diameter), one black and white speckled stone ring bead (0.8 cm diameter), one barrel bead (2.5 cm long x 1.3 cm diameter), two faience flat rosette beads (1.6 cm diameter), two black sgtone ball beads, numerous blue faience ring beads, and a few fragments of silber.
From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X B-299, head of body NF. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition