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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Begarawiyah West 805

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-669d

Medium or Technique

Ostrich eggshell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two disc beads.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 805. 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