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String of beads

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This is a string of approximately 450 tiny brown and blue-green ring beads, eight biconical beads, and one cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1065. 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, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 72 cm (28 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4123

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands