Ring beads and mud fragments

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X B-163, body XB

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1533

Medium or Technique

Faience, mud ?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads consists of strings of ring beads adhering to mud (?) fragments and some loose ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X B-163, body XB. 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