Disc beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus IV-B/28

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1483

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

78 small white flat disc beads - from Body K.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus IV-B/28. 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