String of beads
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1061/F
Length x width: 151 cm (59 7/16 in.) Diameter of large bead: 1.8 mm (1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience and carnelian
Not On View
This string consists of approximately 1,000 tiny blue-green ring beads; one melon bead; one large carnelian spherical bead.
From Kerma, K1061 / F. 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