Beads

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 182-x

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1581

Medium or Technique

Faience, shell, carnelian, debris

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A small number of faience ring beads. Also included but not in recorded in the register are white shell shavings, one carnelian bead, and debris

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KN 182-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