String of beads with mounted scarab
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1053
Length: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Amethyst, steatite, gold, carnelian
Not On View
Portion of string of beads, consisting of a blue glazed steatite scarab, set in gold mounting, carnelian tear drop and ball beads, one quatrefoil carnelian bead, a carnelian hawk, four amethyst tear drops; reeded.
From Kerma, K1053. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition