Ball beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus III, center

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 0.8 x 0.55 cm (5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5716

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three medium spherical beads. Single bored, flattened and irregular.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus III, center. 1913: 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