Ball and ring beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1600 B4

Accession Number

14.1179

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Medium container or tiny ring beads. Also found but not recorded in the register under this number are a small amount of ball beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1600 B4. 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