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Beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X B debris

Dimensions

Diameter ring bead: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Diameter and length barrel bead: 0.5 x 1.2 cm (3/16 x 1/2 in.) Cylinder bead length: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1577

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads consists of two carnelian ring beads; four faience barrel beads; and one faience cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X B debris. 1914: 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