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Various beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus KX 9/20

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.4 x 2.5 cm (3/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

14.1063

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two cylinder beads. One thin barrel bead. One disc bead. Three ball beads - single bored, irregular. One fragement of a long decorated bead - monkey?

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus X9/20. 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