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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).


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.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


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Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, silver, copper


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads