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Barrel beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
698–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 123

Dimensions

diameter 0.4+ cm

Accession Number

21.12123

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three small barrel beads.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Pyramid 123. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition