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Ring beads and mud fragments

One string of faience ring beads (0.3 cm in diameter) wrapped around a fragment of mud (?). Also present are several loose faience ring beads.


From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III grave 317 no. 38. 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.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


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Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, mud


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads