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Ring beads

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 98 no.2

Dimensions

Diameter small bead: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) Diameter alrge bead: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1254

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Seven tiny ring beads and one thick ring bead.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KN 98 no.2. 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