Various beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus XB/347

Accession Number

14.1559

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

14 long cylinder beads, fragmentary. A few small ring beads. One door amulet, fragmentary (but the register records five amulets). Also found but not recorded in the register under this number is one small ball bead.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus XB/347. 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