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Bead net

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 836

Accession Number

23-M-650

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

A large quantity of faience disk and cylinder beads from a mummy net.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 836). 1923: 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