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Various beads

One long cylinder bead. One decorated rectangular bead with vertical impressions on both sides. One cylinder bead - tapering at one end. A few small ring beads. From RA.


From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus X B/47. 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)


Diameter x length: 0.45 x 2.0 cm (3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Blue faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads