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Beads

This string consists of approximately 140 small ring beads strung with four amethyst spherical beads.

Provenance

From Kerma, K IV.417. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. December, 1913.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.1715

Medium or Technique

Faience and amethyst

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads