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Ring beads

Several hundred ring beads from pot nets.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K XV, Chapel D debris. 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, Classic Kerma, 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 0.4cm (3/16in.)

Accession Number

15-2-131b

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads