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Flat wire beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
463–431 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. ?

Accession Number

21.12019

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

39 well made circlets of flat wire (beads) of dark red gold, like 21-2-42

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid S 53. 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