Beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X B debris

Dimensions

Diameter ring bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.) Length jar-shaped bead: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1576

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Seven ring beads and four jar-shaped beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X B debris. 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