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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Tarekeniwal
A.D. 155–170


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XIX, chamber A

Dimensions

a- 0.8 to 0.9 Dia 0.3 to 0.4; b- Dia 0.2; c-Thk 0.1 Dia 0.; d- 0.1 Dia 0.1

Accession Number

21-3-268a-d

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a- cylinders, faded blue b- 1 cylinder, white fragment only c- 1 red ring d- faded ring

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XIX. 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