Ring and barrel beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus 444

Dimensions

Length x thickness of barrel bead: 2.1 x 0.5 cm (13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1065

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small amount of ring beads and one long barrel bead. From Body N.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 444. 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