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Beads

Nubian


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

Dimensions

Other: Largest 2.1 cm (13/16 in.) Other: Smallest 1.8 cm (11/16 in.) Other: Largest 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Other: Smallest 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Other: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11982

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

9 cylinders (actually 10), light blue, body paste; 6 large discs, light blue body paste;
23 medium beads, some stuck together.

Provenance

From Beg S XXIII. 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