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Beads

Thirty-six cylinder beads with green body paste, one, instead of two as obj. reg. says, black ring bead, ten green beads (now mostly white), and 95 red beads

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XLI. 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, 593–542 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

.3 x 1.5 cm (1/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12093

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads