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Beads

Ring beads: 144 mostly faded green; 6 red.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Pyramid 136. 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, 643–593 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

diameter 0.4 cm, thk. 0.1 cm

Accession Number

21.12138

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads