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Beads

Nubian
Kerma


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Overall: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4257

Medium or Technique

Faience and stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Five large ring beads: four red stone beads and one black stone bead. Fifty small ring beads; three cylinder beads; one rectangular bead.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition