Disc beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus XB/326

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

14.1552

Medium or Technique

Blue faience and shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

32 flat white disc beads. One blue faience short barrel bead. From waist of VH.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus XB/ 326. 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