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Beads and fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., W179

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 6 x 0.4 cm (1 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-425

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Fragments of panels from a box with finely incised detail. Also 4 nails not mentioned in OR. fig. 131 d,e,f

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W179. 1922: 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