Beads

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 143, 1

Dimensions

Diameter and length of string: 0.5 x 34 cm (3/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1406

Medium or Technique

Shell or faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of 220 ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KN 143, 1. 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