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Beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Begarawiyeh (Meroe), N. XXII

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 x 1.6 cm (3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-24

Medium or Technique

gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

2 cup-shaped beads stamped with rosette design around the edge. Made of sheet gold. One is damaged.

Provenance

1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Meroe, N. XXII, from stairs, sifting of debris.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition