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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 126

Dimensions

0.3 x 0.42 cm (1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-497f

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Four small ring beads and one short cylinder. Rings are blue, green and yellow in color. Cylinder bead is green.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 126, 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