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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 102A

Dimensions

diameter 0.4 cm

Accession Number

22-1-534i

Medium or Technique

Carnelian and garnet

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Seventeen carnelian and garnet small ball beads, taper-bored.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 102. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition