Bracelet

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1061

Dimensions

Overall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.) Length of barrel bead: 1 cm (3/8 in.) Diameter of ring bead: 0.3 mm Length of cylindrical: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.) Length of conical bead: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

13.4151

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This strung bracelet consists of eleven barrel beads, twenty-six ring beads, four cylinder beads and one bi-conical bead.

Provenance

From Kerma. 1061. 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