Various beads and leather fragments

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1803/4

Dimensions

Diameter of disc bead: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1094

Medium or Technique

Blue faience, shell, leather

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One blue faience disc bead. Two small blue faience ring beads. A few small white shell ring beads sewn on fragments of a leather garment (as in S14-1-627).

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1803/4. 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