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Beads

It consists of one carnelian barrel bead and one carnelian ring bead.

Provenance

From Kerma, K N 165 object #4. 1916: 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,

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia

Dimensions

Ring bead: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Barrel bead: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1496

Medium or Technique

Faience, Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads