Ring and cylinder beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1400B/ X

Dimensions

Diameter x length of cylinder bead: 0.3 x 1.4 cm (1/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1327

Medium or Technique

Shell and blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A small amount of white shell ring beads. A small amount of blue faience ring beads. Two long cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1400B/ X. 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