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Beads

There is one clear glass ball bead (1.0 cm in diameter), one brown glass double ball bead with fine striations (1.2 cm in diameter and 1.9 cm in length), two faience ball beads, two blue and one white faience cylinder beads (2.0 cm in length and 0.4 cm in diameter), three faience rectangular...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K III hall A. 1913: 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, Classic Kerma, 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

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Accession Number

13.5744

Medium or Technique

Faience, glass, shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads