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Bead

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III, room H

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5752

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

It consists of one large broken spherical bead.

Provenance

From Kerma, K III, room H. 1913: 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