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Beads

Eighteen small barrel beads like 21-12-94b. Seven carnelian beads were also found with 21-12-99 and 21-12-104 and are much like the beads of this entry, 21-12-104c.

Provenance

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, 220–186 B.C.

Object Place

Meroë, Sudan

Accession Number

21.12464.3

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads