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Beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Kerma, K1044

Dimensions

Overall: 22cm (8 11/16in.)

Accession Number

13.4258

Medium or Technique

Faience and ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Tiny blue faience and ivory discs strung with an amethyst barrel and an amethyst amulet.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1044. 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