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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
712–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 155

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.0 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12177

Medium or Technique

Ostrich Egg Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

i disc bead

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 155. 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