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Cylinder and ring beads

Four long cylinder beads. Many small ring beads. From head of TE.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus X B/262. 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, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x length of cylinder bead: 1.4 x 1.6 cm (9/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1540

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads