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String of beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1059/919

Dimensions

Overall: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.) Diameter of cylinder bead: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) Diameter of reeded bead: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4141

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This a string of eighteen blue ring beads, two ball beads, three cylinder beads, and one reeded bead.

Provenance

From Kerma. 1050 / 919. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition