Flattened ball bead

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X grave 1096 debris

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 1.8 x 0.4 cm (11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1594

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One green flattened ball bead, marked on both sides by diagonally impressed lines.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X grave 1096 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