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Ring beads and leather fragments

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A small amount of white shell ring beads and scraps of leather. A few small blue faience ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1802/14. 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, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

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Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter of shell bead: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1092

Medium or Technique

Blue faience, shell, leather

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads