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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
698–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 118

Dimensions

ring beads - diameter 0.5 cm, th. 0.5 cm cylinder bead - H 1.1 cm, diameter 0.3-0.2 cm barrel beads - H 0.4 cm, diameter 0.3-0.2 cm,

Accession Number

21.12114.4

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

d) Eight gold ring beads, granulated work. Cylinder bead. Twenty-five barrel beads. Floor debris.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 118. 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