Beads

Nubian
Kerma
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia, Kerma, Hole S of 1805

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1178

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

It consists of two strings of beads: one includes about 350 larger ring beads, the other one has about 125 smaller blue ring beads.

Provenance

From Kerma: Hole S of 1805. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition