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Ring beads

A small amount of blue faience ring beads. Also, fragments of string and organic matter, skin, etc. Originally covering the bottom of 5.3 cm box. - from head of VC.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus XB/157. 1914: 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, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

14.1531

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads