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Bead

Nubian
Early Kerma
about 2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K N 177

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3cm (1/8in.) Other: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1559

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

It consists of one large ring bead with a large bore, black and white speckled stone.

Provenance

From Kerma, K N 177. 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