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Various beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus III, Hall A

Dimensions

Diameter x length if cylinder bead: 0.4 x 2.0 cm (3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5779

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two long cylinder beads - the shorter one is decorated. Forty medium and large disc beads. A small amount of ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus III, Hall A. 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