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Beads

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period
750 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Begarawiyah, Southern Hilltop

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 0.025 x 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.12052

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two very thin red gold disc beads, wide holes. Mislabeled 22-2-221.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., Southern Hilltop, under black rock, surface debris: 1921; 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