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Beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 66

Dimensions

Diameter ring bead: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) Length x width scarab-shaped bead: 1.5 x 1.1 cm (9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5263

Medium or Technique

Faience, agate

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One agate ring bead and one blue faience scarab-shaped bead.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K 66. 1913: 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