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Beads

This group of beads consists of a few tiny ring beads. Also found but not recorded in register were fragments of an unidentified material (stone or organic?).

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KB 21 no.19, Body G. 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, Middle Kerma, 2050–1700 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1649

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads