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Beads and copper fragments

There are five faience ball beads (0.8 cm in diameter), ten ring beads, two silver cylinder beads (0.4 cm in length) and two copper fragments (the edge of one is folded over a piece of thread).

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III, grave 318 no.17. 1914: 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.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

See description

Accession Number

14.1225

Medium or Technique

Faience, silver, copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads