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Small ball beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 126

Dimensions

0.25 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-497c

Medium or Technique

Cornelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

4 small ball beads w/ boring groove + tapered hole.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 126, 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