String of beads
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1037/5e.f.
Overall: 324 cm (127 9/16 in.) Diameter: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience and glazed quartzite
Not On View
This string of beads consists of about 1,840 beads: white, light blue, green ring beads with four large glazed quartzite balls, two small cylinder beads, and two small melon beads
From Nubia, Kerma, southern cemetery, KX, grave K1037 / 5 e.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