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Bead net from a mummy

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Dimensions

Length x width (mounted) 127 x 40.6 cm (50 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1715.1-7

Medium or Technique

Faience

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Seven woven beaded elements mounted together on padded, fabric-wrapped panel

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition