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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
250–170 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 30

Dimensions

0.35 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-443b

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

17 small carnelian ball beads.

Provenance

From Beg. W 30, 1922: 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