String of gold and carnelian beads
Early Napatan Period
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Tumulus 4
Length: 98.5 cm (38 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Gold and carnelian beads. 44 carnelian ball beads alternating with 53 gold disc beads strung on edge. 64 small gold barrel and ball beads at the ends.
From el-Kurru, Tum 4. 1919: 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: March 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition