Ring beads and earring

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus X B/407

Dimensions

Diameter of earring: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1571

Medium or Technique

Blue faience and silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A small amount of faience ring beads. One small silver round earring - from head of YK.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus X B/407. 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