Various beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus X B/47

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.45 x 2.0 cm (3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1505

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One long cylinder bead. One decorated rectangular bead with vertical impressions on both sides. One cylinder bead - tapering at one end. A few small ring beads. From RA.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus X B/47. 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