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Ring beads

There is a large quantity of faience ring beads ( 0.2 cm in diameter) as well as scraps of organic material.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K IV grave 444, body A. 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

14.1051

Medium or Technique

Faience, organic material

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads