Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVI, grave K1600(C4)
Medium or Technique
Faience, quartz, shell
Not On View
There are six strings with a total of 150 amulet beads (1.7 cm in length). There are also three other strings: One string of seventeen short cylinder beads (0.4 cm in length), one small ball bead, two cylinder beads and one cylinder bead, one string of 185 small shell ring beads (0.4 cm in diameter), one decorated cylinder bead, two glass ball beads and a third string of fifteen ring beads, three cylinder beads and one amulet. Also present are many loose beads and amulets of which some are broken.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVI grave 1600(C4). 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