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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
315–270 B.C.


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

Dimensions

1.1 x .7 cm (7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.12007

Medium or Technique

Red gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

5 barrel gold beads: found in chamber A debris above stones fallen from roof

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid I. 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