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Beads and an amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kumma, H226

Dimensions

Length x width (amulet): 1.0 x 0.6 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2260.2

Medium or Technique

Faience, glass, ivory

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two cylinder beads; two barrel beads; twenty-rive ivory disc beads; one hundred and fifty-one small disc beads; one double-headed amulet.

Provenance

From Kumma, H226. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition