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Ring and cylinder beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus XB/289

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 0.7 x 1.0 x 0.4 cm (1/4 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1543.1

Medium or Technique

Blue faience, bone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three common tiny ring beads. One short cylinder bead. One fragment of bone. From head of HF.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus XB/289. 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