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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–640 B.C.


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

Dimensions

L 1.5 to 1.6 Diameter 0.3 for cylinders/ Diameter 0.5 and TK 0.2 for ring bead

Accession Number

21.12223

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

3 cylinder beads and fragments, green body paste, glaze faded and worn. One ring bead, faded white.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid SL. 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