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Beads

2 round pearls. One oblong pearl, broken in half.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII. 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, Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan, A.D. 62–85

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

diameter1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12399

Medium or Technique

Pearl

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads