Ring beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1603/5

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1300

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A small amount of small ring beads from leather skirt of E (some with original stringing).

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma,1603/5. 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