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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 844

Dimensions

Diameter: .65 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-693c

Medium or Technique

Egg shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two disc beads, ostrich eggs.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 844). 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