Bead

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1500 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1630-debris

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 1.1 cm (1 9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1312

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

It consists of one fragment of a cylinder bead with a hole thru long axis. It is decorated with alternate black and blue spirals

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1630-debris. 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