Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III grave 320
Diameter x length: 0.5 x 3.5 cm (3/16 x 1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This group of beads consists of five very long strings of cylinder beads; thirty complete and two fragmentary loose thick cylinder beads; eighteen complete and six fragmentary loose cylinder beads of regular thickness; three complete and four fragmentary loose long, thin cylinder beads with impressions on the outside; fifty-two loose fragments of flattened cylinder beads with impressions on the outside (some with various indentations as well); one string of truncated ball beads; one string of barrel beads; and loose flattened cylinder beads with impressions on the outside (some with various indentations).
From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K III grave 320. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition