Ring beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus XB/157

Accession Number

14.1531

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A small amount of blue faience ring beads. Also, fragments of string and organic matter, skin, etc. Originally covering the bottom of 5.3 cm box. - from head of VC.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus XB/157. 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