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Ring beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
463–431 B.C.


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

Dimensions

diameter 61/2 mm wire approximately .5mm thick

Accession Number

21.11990

Medium or Technique

Red Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two ring beads, red section, 39 more on 21-2-107

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid Mastaba LIII. 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