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Ring beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 2000/60

Dimensions

Diameter of shell bead: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1107

Medium or Technique

Shell, blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A few small shell ring beads. Also found but not recorded in the Object Register under this field number are three small blue faience ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 2000/60. 1914: 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