Beads and ring

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X B-413, body ZK

Dimensions

See description

Accession Number

14.1572

Medium or Technique

Faience, stone, silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads consists of one red stone cylinder bead (0.4 cm long); one faience ring bead (0.3 cm diameter); one faience ball bead; one blue faience cylinder bead with a black band (2.3 cm long); and one silver ring in two fragments (1.5 cm diameter).

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X B-413, body ZK. 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