Ring beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 323/14

Dimensions

Diameter x length of cylinder bead: 0.4 x 1.6 cm (3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1407

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A small amount of ring beads, some on original stringing - on wrist of A. Also found , but not recorded in the register under this number are two cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 323/14. 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