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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

diameter 0.4 cm, thk. 0.1 cm

Accession Number

21.12132

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Ring beads: 435 black, 1212 faded green or blue.

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