Beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III grave 305

Dimensions

See description

Accession Number

13.5738

Medium or Technique

Faience, copper(?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

There is one copper rich ball bead (0.4 cm in length and .4 cm in width), twenty-one faience ring beads (0.2 in length by 0.1 in width) and three fragments of leather.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K III grave 305. 1913: 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