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Beads

Two drops beads, white stone blue glaze.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid S69. 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, reign of an unidentified ruler, 519–487 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.3 x .3 cm (1/2 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12281

Medium or Technique

White stone glaze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads