Ring and cylinder beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus X B/366

Accession Number

14.1561

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small amount of ring beads (some encased in organic material). A small amount of cylinder and flattened, decorated “amulet beads”. From head KJ.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus X B/366. 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