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Beads, amulets

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia; Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 156

Dimensions

D 0.3

Accession Number

22-2-552f

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One ball bead, bored from both ends with tapered hole. Two boring grooves, one each end

Provenance

From Meroe, W 156. February, 1922: 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