Amulet bead

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 435X

Dimensions

Height x length x thickness: 0.9 x 2.1 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1033

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One amulet bead, monkey; broken, fragment missing.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 435X. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition