Beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Kerma, Nubia (Sudan), K XVI, grave 1600(C4)

Dimensions

3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1156

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

There are two incised green faience rectangular beads, one whole (3.3 cm in length) and one fragment (3.9 in length).

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVI grave 1600 C(4). 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