Disc and ring beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus XB/104

Dimensions

Diameter of disc bead: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1519

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Eleven thick ring beads. A small amount of tiny ring beads - partly of original stringing. From head of KB.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus XB/104. 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