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Various beads

14 long cylinder beads, fragmentary. A few small ring beads. One door amulet, fragmentary (but the register records five amulets). Also found but not recorded in the register under this number is one small ball bead.


From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus XB/347. 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, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads