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String of ball beads

Sixteen large ball beads strung together.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K III, 325. 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

String length: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.) Diameter bead: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1382

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads