Bead

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1001/10 /

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4157

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is one large carnelian ball bead.

Provenance

From Kerma. 1001 / 10 /. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition