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One large corrugated melon bead, part of 14-1-344 and -345, (3.1 cm in diameter by 2.1 cm in width).

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV grave 444. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

See description

Accession Number

14.1052

Medium or Technique

Blue glazed quartz

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads