Ring beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1623/19

Dimensions

Diameter of ring beads: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1241

Medium or Technique

Blue faience and hair

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small box of blue faience ring beads. Also found but not recorded in the register under this number are scraps of hair/fur.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1623/19. 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