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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
623–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 167

Dimensions

.4 x 1.6 cm (3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12198

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Cylinder: 420 faded blue/green; ring: 28 faded green/blue and 1 red; ball: 100 roughly formed, many more white or yellow; some faintly greener.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 167. 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