Ring beads

Nubian
Middle Kerma
2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KB 112 debris

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-352e

Medium or Technique

Shell, original fiber string

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Approximately 700 small ring beads,some original string included.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KB 112 debris. 1915: 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