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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
643–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 144

Dimensions

Length: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.);Diameter: 0.4 cm

Accession Number

21.12278.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

193 cylinder beads plus many fragments, faded

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 144. 1921: 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