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Beads

d) Eight gold ring beads, granulated work. Cylinder bead. Twenty-five barrel beads. Floor debris.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 118. 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 unknown ruler, 698–664 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

ring beads - diameter 0.5 cm, th. 0.5 cm cylinder bead - H 1.1 cm, diameter 0.3-0.2 cm barrel beads - H 0.4 cm, diameter 0.3-0.2 cm,

Accession Number

21.12114.4

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads