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Beads

One amethyst ball bead.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kumma, Temple Room A. 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: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1916

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads