Bead

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV grave 444

Dimensions

See description

Accession Number

14.1052

Medium or Technique

Blue glazed quartz

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One large corrugated melon bead, part of 14-1-344 and -345, (3.1 cm in diameter by 2.1 cm in width).

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV grave 444. 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