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String of beads

This a string of eighteen blue ring beads, two ball beads, three cylinder beads, and one reeded bead.

Provenance

From Kerma. 1050 / 919. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

13.4141

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads