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Beads and an amulet

Two cylinder beads; two barrel beads; twenty-rive ivory disc beads; one hundred and fifty-one small disc beads; one double-headed amulet.

Provenance

From Kumma, H226. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Object Place for Label

Kumma, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Kumma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width (amulet): 1.0 x 0.6 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2260.2

Medium or Technique

Faience, glass, ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets