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Ring beads

Small shell ring beads, many still on original fiber string.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KM 48 no.3. 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)

Accession Number

15-3-428a

Medium or Technique

Shell, original fiber string

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads