Cylinder and ring beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus X B/262

Dimensions

Diameter x length of cylinder bead: 1.4 x 1.6 cm (9/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1540

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Four long cylinder beads. Many small ring beads. From head of TE.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus X B/262. 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