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This graded string consists of forty-two carnelian ball beads, well made.

Provenance

From Kerma, Tomb K B 69, neck of PA. March 1914.: 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

Nubian, Kerma,

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall string length: 38 x 1.2 cm largest ball bead (14 15/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.1745

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads