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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
593–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. XLI

Dimensions

0.5 x 1.5 cm (3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12110

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

521 cylinder beads, faded green or blue, 83 red ring beads, 488 faded green rings, but missing black ring beads and ball beads

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XLI. 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