String of beads
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1063/3
Overall: 108 cm (42 1/2 in.) Length of broad collar: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.) Length of amulet: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This a string of tiny disc beads with beads of various shapes including cylinder beads, barrel beads, one striped, one leaf shaped broad collar element with suspension ring on both ends and amulets. Amulets include ten schematic Tawerets or wadjet eyes.
From Kerma, K1063/3. 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