about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tomb K XB, 63 wrist of F
Overall: 22.5 x 4 cm (8 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.) Diameter of barrel bead: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Diameter of ball bead: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Diameter of ring bead: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This string consists of approximately fifteen blue barrel beads and two cylinder beads alternating with twelve carnelian ring and three ball beads.
From Kerma, K XB, sacrificial corridor, object 63, wrist of F. March 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