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Ring beads and mud

Several short strands of blue faience ring beads; some are encased in mud.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X B-166, body ZB. 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, 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1534

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads