Disc and ring beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 3901/4

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1617

Medium or Technique

Blue faience and shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

22 white shell disc beads. A small amount of small blue faience ring beads. From Body E, waist.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 3901/4. 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