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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


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

Dimensions

0.3 x 1.8 cm (1/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-497k

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two amulets: ureus and disc.

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