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Ring beads

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 61-1

Accession Number

16-4-1095

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One whole and several fragments of ivory ring beads. Also found but not recorded in the register was two tiny blue faience ring beads and several scraps of hematite and other unidentified material.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 61-1. 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