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Ring beads

Blue and white ring beads on a string measuring approximately 102 cm.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, horse grave 213. 1919: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka, 698–690 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length of string: 102 cm (40 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2884

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related