Ball bead

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 451 X

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.0 x 1.2 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14.1616

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One large ball bead, flattened - boring?

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 451 X. 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