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Amulet bead

One amulet bead, monkey; broken, fragment missing.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 435X. 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

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x length x thickness: 0.9 x 2.1 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1033

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads