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Beads

Five large ring beads: four red stone beads and one black stone bead. Fifty small ring beads; three cylinder beads; one rectangular bead.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma,

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia(Sudan)

Accession Number

13.4257

Medium or Technique

Faience and stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads