User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Beads

Small disc beads with two holes. Possibly made to be sewn on cloth.

Provenance

From Kerma, Chapel XV D debris. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma,

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-2-129

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads