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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
250 B.C.–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 366; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.3 cm (1/8 in.), diameter 0.4cm

Accession Number

23-2-22b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

seven ring beads, faded blue glaze

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 366, 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