Beads

Nubia
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Su 505

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4242

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

It consists of two large, fine carnelian balls.

Provenance

From Kerma, Su 505, 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