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Flattened ball bead

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One green flattened ball bead, marked on both sides by diagonally impressed lines.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X grave 1096 debris. 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, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 1.8 x 0.4 cm (11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1594

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads