Beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVI, grave 1621 no.9

Dimensions

Diameter carnelian bead: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1271

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Many ring beads

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K XVI, grave 1621 no.9. 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