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Bead

It consists of one large ring bead with a large bore, black and white speckled stone.

Provenance

From Kerma, K N 177. 1916: 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, Early Kerma, about 2400–2050 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3cm (1/8in.) Other: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1559

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads