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Ring beads

A few blue ring beads and one amethyst ? barrel bead.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K LIV grave 5410. 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

Barrel bead length: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Diameter ring bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-2-476

Medium or Technique

Faience, amethyst (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads