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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
623–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 135

Dimensions

0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12283.2

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Ball beads: 281 rough balls, faded and discolored. See also 21-3-197a and 21-3-197c-e.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Pyramid 135. 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