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String of beads

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This is a string of approximately 3,000 blue ring beads.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1067, Body E. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 450 cm (177 3/16 in.) Diameter: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4139

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads