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It consists of two strings of beads: one includes about 350 larger ring beads, the other one has about 125 smaller blue ring beads.

Provenance

From Kerma: Hole S of 1805. 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, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1178

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads