Beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 0.5 cm (5 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4355

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string consists of about one hundred whitish shell ring beads on string.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition