Various beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 444

Dimensions

Diameter x length of decorated bead: 0.5 x 1.3 cm (3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14.1064

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A small amount of small ring beads.Three fragments of decorated “amulet beads”. Two long decorated beads.From Body K. Also included but not recorded under this # is one cylinder bead fragment, cracked.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 444. 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