This group of beads consists of approximately 1400 ring beads and two cylinder beads with fragments of leather and debris. Some beads have been restrung.
From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KN 82-x. 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
Nubian, Early Kerma, 2400–2050 B.C.
Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)
Diameter ring bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.) Diameter and length cylinder bead: 0.6 x 1.3 cm (1/4 x 1/2 in.) String length: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, leather, debris