Various beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus XB/21

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.3 x 1.1 cm (1/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1498

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A few small ring beads. Four long cylinder beads (and one fragment). Two short barrel beads. Missing are two pendant form beads - peirced lengthwise.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus XB/21. 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