Ring beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K LIV grave 5415

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-25

Medium or Technique

Shell, debris

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Approximately 218 single ring beads,nine double ring beads, and some debris.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K LIV grave 5415. 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