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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 146

Dimensions

0.1 x 0.35 cm (1/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-554b

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two (instead of three) ring beads or small bands of very thin gold

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 146, 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