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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 159; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.5 x 0.4 cm (3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-12-8a

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One barrel bead strung on silver attached to fragments of silver

Provenance

From Meroe, W 159. February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition