Ring beads and mud

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X B-166, body ZB

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1534

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Several short strands of blue faience ring beads; some are encased in mud.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X B-166, body ZB. 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