Ring beads and leather fragments

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1802/14

Dimensions

Diameter of shell bead: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1092

Medium or Technique

Blue faience, shell, leather

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A small amount of white shell ring beads and scraps of leather. A few small blue faience ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1802/14. 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