Hair rings

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus X B/17

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 1.6 x 0.6 cm (5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1497

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Hair ornaments

Two hair rings - both ivory- from body about

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus X B/17. 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