Various beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 37X

Dimensions

Diameter x length of cylinder bead: 0.3 x 2.7 cm (1/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1652

Medium or Technique

Blue faience and shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Four cylinder beads. Two small ball beads - single bored and flattened. A few ring beads. One irregular disc of ostrich shell.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 37X. 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