Ring beads

Nubian
Middle Kerma
about 2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KB 118 debris

Dimensions

Diameter largest: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Diameter smallest: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-366

Medium or Technique

Faience, shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Sixteen ring beads of various sizes and one fragment.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KB 118 debris. 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