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There are two long incised rectangular beads (3.6 cm in diameter by 0.4 cm in width), one of which is broken in two pieces, two large disk beads (1.5 cm in diameter), one small disk bead ( 0.5 cm in diameter), about fifty small ring beads (0.2 cm in diameter) and about forty-seven disk beads.


From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVI grave 1600-A . 1914: 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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Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, Ostrich Eggshell


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads