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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
568–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. Pyramid XLIII

Dimensions

1.6 x .35 cm (5/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12121

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

9 complete cylinder beads, plus many small fragments of blue green body paste, much faded, 31 rings blue and green faded, 104 rings black, 253 rings red faded, 30 beads or balls (found with same register number).

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XLIII. 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