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Various beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus IV, 404X

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5712

Medium or Technique

Blue faience and shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One small cylinder bead. One medium disc bead. Twenty-six small ring beads. Missing are a few small disc beads. Also present, but not recorded in the Object Register under this number, are one ball bead, one flattened cylinder bead and one fragment of a decorated cylinder bead. From body A.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus IV, 404X. 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