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Ring beads

Five to ten small ring beads of blue faience. A small amount of white shell ring beads sewn on the edge of a leather skirt (only fragments of leather were found with the beads, not the whole skirt).

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1621X. 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)

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: .35 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1272

Medium or Technique

Leather, blue faience, shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads