Disc beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus IV B/ E

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1414

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

138 small disc beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus IV B/ E. 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