String of blue-glazed quartz beads
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1053:16a
Overall: 1.4 x 35 cm (9/16 x 13 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Twenty-six blue glazed quartz ball beads.
From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, tomb 1053 / 16a. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition