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Ring beads

A small amount of ring beads, some on original stringing - on wrist of A. Also found , but not recorded in the register under this number are two cylinder beads.


From Nubia, Kerma, 323/14. 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, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Diameter x length of cylinder bead: 0.4 x 1.6 cm (3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Blue faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads