Ring beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus IV-B/29

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.3 x 0.5 x 0.35 cm (1/2 x 3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1484

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Medium container of tiny ring beads. One long “amulet bead”, with two diagnonal cuts on both sides (however register lists two beads).

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus IV-B/29. 1914: 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