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Ring beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K LIV grave 5410

Dimensions

Barrel bead length: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Diameter ring bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-2-476

Medium or Technique

Faience, amethyst (?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A few blue ring beads and one amethyst  barrel bead.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K LIV grave 5410. 1915: 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