Barrel bead

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus XB/135

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.4 x 2.3 cm (3/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1526

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One long barrel bead. From the head of QB.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus XB/135. 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