about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1604
Overall: 24 (string length) x 0.5 (bead diameter) cm (9 7/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold, electrum, leather
Not On View
Strand of seventy-eight gold or electrum beads of thin sheet metal with fragments of organic matter and some loose electrum ring beads. Part of beaded belt?
From Kerma, Tomb K1604. 1914: 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