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Beads

Five cylinder beads in blue faience, about twenty-six ring beads and part of original thread and two pieces of debris.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. K 343, debris. February 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; February 1914: assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1411

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads