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Ball beads

Two nearly spherical green polished balls, grave debris.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Pyramid 122. 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler, 623–568 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

diameter 0.9-1.0 cm

Accession Number

21.12094

Medium or Technique

Green amazon stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads