Ring beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X grave 1078

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1417

Medium or Technique

Faience, original fiber string, organic matter

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of tiny ring beads. There are also fragments of organic matter, to which some beads adhere in parallel rows with remnants of original fiber stringing.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X grave 1078. 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