Disc beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus X B/332

Accession Number

14.1553

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Eight whole and three fragments of white shell disc beads. From waist of YH.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus X B/332. 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