String of ring beads

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 105-x

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1282

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Approximately one hundred fifty ring beads on a string.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KN 105-x. 1916: 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