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Beads

Group of 20 ivory beads

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1900 (debris), 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma,

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1127

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads