Ring beads

Nubian
Middle Kerma
2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KB 116

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.25 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-360a

Medium or Technique

Glass, original fiber string

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads consists of approximately 400 small blue ring beads on segments of original string and eight loose beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KB 116 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