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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 835

Dimensions

Diameter: .6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-691

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two hundred ring beads, blue faience, leather (?) string remaining.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 835). 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition