Ring beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KM 48 no.3

Accession Number

15-3-428a

Medium or Technique

Shell, original fiber string

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small shell ring beads, many still on original fiber string.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KM 48 no.3. 1915: 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