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Various beads

A small amount of small ring beads.Three fragments of decorated "amulet beads". Two long decorated beads.From Body K. Also included but not recorded under this # is one cylinder bead fragment, cracked.


From Nubia, Kerma, 444. 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, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Diameter x length of decorated bead: 0.5 x 1.3 cm (3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Blue faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads