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Cylindrical beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
435–405 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Pyramid 94

Dimensions

Length: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.); Diam: 0.4 cm

Accession Number

23-3-835

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Many cylindrical beads with red, green and yellow glaze.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South). Pyramid 94. 1921: 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