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Beads

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 263; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

23-1-129c

Medium or Technique

Faience and silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Fifteen ball beads core covered silver shuting (?) all decayed and imperfect. Also fragments of others

Provenance

From Meroe, W 263. February, 1923: 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