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Barrel bead

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 192 no.5

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.6 x 1.15 cm (1/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1621

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One barrel bead.

Provenance

From Nubia (sudan) Kerma, KN 192 no.5. 1916: 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