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Beads and cloth fragment

One blue faience disk bead (0.8 cm diameter by 0.2 cm in width); one blue faience ball bead (0.8 cm in diameter); numerous blue and white faience ring beads; and fragment of green woven cloth.


From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K III grave 308. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, 1700–1550 B.C.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, cloth


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads