Beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVI grave 1626

Dimensions

See description

Accession Number

14.1260

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

There are 281 large ring beads on one string (1.0 cm in diameter) and many loose tiny ring beads (0.2 cm in diameter) and debris.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVI grave 1626. 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