Beads

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 108-x

Dimensions

Diameter smallest: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) Diameter largest: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1294

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, debris

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two carnelian beads, about sixty faience ball beads, ten roughly-made ball beads, about ninety faience ring and multiple beads,and debris.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KN 108-x. 1916: 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