Ring beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 2300X

Dimensions

Diameter of shell bead: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1101

Medium or Technique

Shell, faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small blue faience ring beads. Small shell ring beads. Also found but not recorded under this field # are four fragments of shell (or ivory).

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 2300X. 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