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Ring beads

A few small shell ring beads. Also found but not recorded in the Object Register under this field number are three small blue faience ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 2000/60. 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 of shell bead: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1107

Medium or Technique

Shell, blue faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads