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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan
A.D. 62–85


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII, chamber A

Dimensions

0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21-3-709d

Medium or Technique

Mother of pearl(?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

2 white beads pierced lenthwise, one of them chipped (put with 21-3-608) (see also 21-3-709 for detail on a-c, 21-3-709e for detail on e)

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII. 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