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Ring beads and leather fragments

A small amount of shell ring beads, some held together by scraps of leather.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1803/8. 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 ring bead: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1097

Medium or Technique

Shell, leather

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads