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Beads

Two beads one slightly damaged. flat back, front uncertain object in center flanked by Uraeus crowned with red and other with white crown above center Ram's head and uraeus

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West), 115 1921: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 40 B.C.–A.D. 114

Findspot

Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

22-1-571c

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads