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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of an unidentified ruler
468–435 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. Pyramid LXVIII

Dimensions

1.7 x .4 cm (11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12148

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

142 red body paste cylinders, rather roughly made. 380 faded green blue cylinders. 1out of 6 supposed black ring beads. 1 out of 14 supposed faded green rings. 5 out of 6 ball beads, roughly made

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid LXVIII. 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