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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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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.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


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Medium or Technique

Faience, glass, shell


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads