String of beads
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 165
Length (string): 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.); diameter (range): 0.2 cm (1/16 in.) to 0.5 cm (1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, carnelian, gold
Not On View
This string of beads is composed of approximately ninety-eight small faience ring beads, seventeen large faience ring beads, two gold beads, and four carnelian ball beads.
From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KN 165. 1916: 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