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String of beads

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This is a string of approximately 1570 tiny blue-green ring beads, and one small biconical bead.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1065 / 14 A. 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: 200 cm (78 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.4126

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads