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Ring beads

Small ring beads, some on original fiber string, and small pieces of organic material.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KM 48 no.34. 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

Other: 0.3cm (1/8in.)

Accession Number

15-3-429b

Medium or Technique

Faience, original fiber string, organic material

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads