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This string consists of thirty-eight crystal ball beads, a few of them showing traces of blue glaze.

Provenance

From Kerma , Tomb K IV B-46 body BA 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

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.) Diameter: 0.6 mm

Accession Number

20.2011

Medium or Technique

Crystal

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads