Ring beads and leather fragments

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1803/8

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

14.1097

Medium or Technique

Shell, leather

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A small amount of shell ring beads, some held together by scraps of leather.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1803/8. 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