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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 127

Dimensions

D. 0.5 and D. 0.25

Accession Number

22-2-501b,c

Medium or Technique

Gold and Cornelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

b) 3 gold hollow hemispheres with hole. c) 2 tiny ball beads.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 127, 1922: 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