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It consists of one fragment of a cylinder bead with a hole thru long axis. It is decorated with alternate black and blue spirals

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1630-debris. 1914: 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, Kerma, 2400–1500 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 1.1 cm (1 9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1312

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads