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It consists of two large, fine carnelian balls.

Provenance

From Kerma, Su 505, 1913.: 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

Nubia, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4242

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

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