270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Meroitic Cemetery, K 29/4
Diameter and overall length: 0.6 x 34.5 cm (1/4 x 13 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This string consists of approximately 100 flattened spherical and biconical shape beads of glass with one ball bead and four tiny faience ring beads; gilded.
From Kerma, Meroitic cemetery, grave K 29/4, 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