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Ring beads

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 92-x

Dimensions

Diameter ivory bead: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Diameter faience bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1215

Medium or Technique

Ivor,faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Four ivory and twenty-five blue faience ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KN 92-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