Ring beads

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 45-X

Dimensions

Diameter of shell bead: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Diameter of ring bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1020

Medium or Technique

Faience and shell.

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string consists of seventeen ring beads, one is loose and one shell ring bead.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 45-X. 1916 : 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