Disk beads from a leather garment
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1806-78
Overall: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Five cylinder beads in blue faience, about twenty-six ring beads and part of original thread and two pieces of debris. The fragments of leather associated with three light and dark blue beads indicates that they once adorned an item made of leather.
From Kerma, grave K 1805-77. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition