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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
653–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 182

Dimensions

2.4 x .4 cm (15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12224

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Cylinders: twenty-one plus fragments, body paste green, glaze faded and worn. Five ring beads, glaze faded.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 182. 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