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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 519

Dimensions

a) L 1.8 cm, diameter 0.35 cm b) diameter 0.4 cm

Accession Number

23-3-183a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a)Many cylindrical beads, decayed and faded. b) Few ring beads, two sizes.

Provenance

From Beg. West 519. 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