Barrel beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KM 48 no. 3

Dimensions

0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-428d

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Four barrel beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KM 48 no.3. 1915: 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