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Beads

Three white beads and thirty-seven blue beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Tumulus 702. 1919: 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,

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2509

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads