Cylinder beads: 138 green or blue (mostly faded). Ring beads: 633 larger faded green or blue rings (17 similar - missing); 441 black rings; only 16 of original 20 red rings.
From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 138. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler, 643–593 B.C.
Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)
green/blue cylinders: L 1.5-4.3 cm, diameter 0.3-0.4 cm green/blue rings: diameter 0.4-0.5 cm, thk. 0.1 cm black rings: diameter 0.2-0.4 cm, thk. 0.1 cm red rings: diameter 0.3-0.5 cm, thk. 0.2 cm
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