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Beads

2 cylinder fragments. One is green, the other red body paste. 3 balls roughly made with white paste. 4 black discs. 4 blue discs. 1 brown disc.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid Mastaba LIII. 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, 463–431 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameters range from 4-6 mm

Accession Number

21.11993

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads