Beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X B-378, head of body XJ

Dimensions

Longest barrel bead length: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) Shortest barrel bead length: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.) Diameter ring bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1564

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Fifty-three barrel beads and seventeen ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X B-378, head of body XJ. 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