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Disc beads

Eight whole and three fragments of white shell disc beads. From waist of YH.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus X B/332. 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)

Accession Number

14.1553

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads