Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X B-172, body QC
Medium or Technique
Faience, shell, carnelian
Not On View
This group of beads consists of one pierced shell (1.8 cm x 1.3 cm); two large (1.6 cm long) and one small (0.4 cm long) carnelian barrel beads four carnelian ball beads; seventeen faience ring beads (0.2 cm diameter); and fifty-eight faience barrel beads (0.4 cm long).
From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X B-172, body QC. 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