about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1600 C(5)
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.)
Medium or Technique
Blue faience, carnelian, blue glazed quartz
Not On View
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.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition