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Beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S 142

Dimensions

Other: Largest 2.3 x 0.4 cm (7/8 x 3/16 in.) Other: Smallest 1.2 x 0.2 cm (1/2 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12275.3

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

397 plus fragments, faded cylindrical beads, blue or green.

Provenance

From Beg S 142. 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