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Beads

38 green faience cylinder beads, 2 to 7 disc beads in each unit, which form a cylinder.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kumma, H 208. 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: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2154

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads