Bead

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 4(1)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 4 cm (1 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1342

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

It consists of one fragment of a very large corrugated ball bead.

Provenance

From Kerma, K III 4(1). 1914: 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