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Ring beads

Sixteen ring beads of various sizes and one fragment.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KB 118 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, Middle Kerma, about 2050–1700 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter largest: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Diameter smallest: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-366

Medium or Technique

Faience, shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads