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Beads

Black and blue faience balls, discs and cylinders, with an ivory ball.

Provenance

From Kerma, Tomb 1062 / 3b: 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,

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

13.4227

Medium or Technique

Faience, ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads