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Beads

Blue faince small ring beads. Many on orginal strings, also a piece of leather.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KIV 424-6. December 1913 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.1 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5780

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads