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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 179

Dimensions

1.5 x 1 x 0.9 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-583d

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One large silver element in form of recumbant ram.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. 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