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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
353–335 B.C.


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

Accession Number

20-4-54a-d

Medium or Technique

Paste and carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Beads as follows: a) paste cylinder beads, green, red and drab. b) paste ball, irregular. About fifty to seventy-five, green, red and drab. c) paste ring about fifty to seventy-five, red, white, green and black. d) three carnelian balls, poorly cut, and one extra bag of fragments.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid S LI. 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