Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1600/C51
Overall: 21 x 1 cm the largest ball bead (8 1/4 x 3/8 in.) Diameter for the smallest ball bead: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) Diameter for crystal bead: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.) Length of amulet: 1 cm (3/8 in.)
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This string consists of sixty-nine graded carnelian balls, one crystal ball with traces of blue glaze, and one carnelian “foot” amulet.
From Kerma, Tomb K 1600/C51, February 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