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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W231

Dimensions

0.75 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-54a

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

15 pendant beads transverse hole, taper bored with large boring groove

Provenance

From Meroe, W 231 January, 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