String of beads
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1061/15
Overall: 403 cm (158 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a group of approximately 2,370 dark blue faience ring beads, and about thirty-two small amulets.
From Kerma, K1061/15. 1913: 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