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One gold cylinder bead

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Kerma, Pyramid III , Room A

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2202

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads