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Beads

40 plus small green disc beads, and 14 small white disc beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kumma, H 213. 1924: 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Kumma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2171

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads