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Beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1803

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14.1100

Medium or Technique

Ivory, shell, faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One shell bead, two mall ivory disk beads, and three blue faience beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1803. 1914: 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