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Cylindrical bead

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Cylindrical, quatrefoil bead of banded agate with one cap of gold sheet; other missing. Accompanied by one blue-green faience ring bead. Found in Basement West in the ASN cabinet with early Kerma pottery, in an about 1950's MFA shop box with a note reading "This to MFA from Survey, says...

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Provenance

Found in Basement West in the ASN cabinet with early Kerma pottery, in a circa 1950's MFA shop box with a note reading "This to MFA from Survey, says G.A.R."

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Accession Number

19.3665

Medium or Technique

Agate; gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads