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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
435–405 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Pyramid 102

Accession Number

21.12209

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Ring beads: 104 faded green (?), eighteen black, nine red; ball beads: twenty-nine rougly made faded cylinder beads: more than 107 fragments, discolored, faded green/blue.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 102. 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