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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


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

Dimensions

2.1 x 1.25 x 0.45 cm (13/16 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-497L

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One amulet on which is embossed a ram’s head surmounted by a disc. Disc has studded band, a ureus with horned disc, ureus on face.

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