Disc and ring beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus XB/397

Dimensions

Diameter of disc beads: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1568

Medium or Technique

Faience and shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A few small ring beads. Also 18 whole, and 5 fragments of, small white disc beads - from waist of SK.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus XB/397. 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