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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), W 499

Dimensions

1.0 x .15 cm (3/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-147a

Medium or Technique

Ostrich eggshell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

4 disc beads

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 499. 1923: 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