Various beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1600 C(5)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness of decorated bead: 3.7 x 1.7 x 0.4 cm (1 7/16 x 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1326

Medium or Technique

Blue faience, carnelian, blue glazed quartz

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three long decorated rectangular beads. Two corrugated beads. Two carnelian balls. One ball of blue glazed quartz. Four blue faience disc beads (Object Register records five). A few small ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1600 C(5). 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