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Beads

a) Several hundred tiny ring beads in blue, yellow, green, white, brown, black - glazed,varying sizes b) Few ball beads - blue glaze c) Few cylinder beads - blue glaze d) Four blue glaze beads e) Few glass ring beads - gilt f) Few ring beads - glass, blue g) one pendant - dark blue glass h) one...

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Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XXII. 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 Natakamani, 0–A.D. 20

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

diameter 0.2-0.32 cm

Accession Number

22-1-131a-n

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads