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Ring beads

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 59 no.1

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 1.0 x 0.3 cm (3/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1085

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Four ring beads and five fragments. Originally found inside 16-4-1025.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KN 59 no.1. 1916: 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