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This string of beads consists of various shapes and colors beads with a stone pendant. There are one triple barrel bead, two triple with one melon bead, two ring beads and one is broken, two ring beads one fancy ball bead, three stone five-faceted, one glass ball bead, two faience barrel beads,...

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From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Meroitic cemetery, KM, grave KM7, K 7/10. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.


Kerma, Nubia(Sudan)


Overall: 37 cm (14 9/16 in.) Diameter and length: 1.3 x 1.5 cm (1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, glass and stone


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads