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Ring beads

This is a group of small ring beads, many still on original fiber string.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K LIV grave 5535. March 1915: 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, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

d. 0.2

Accession Number

15-3-69

Medium or Technique

Faience, original fiber string

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads