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Beads

608 yellow faience ring beads. They vary slightly in size and some are darken in color than others.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 154. February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 185–10 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.12 x 0.14 cm (1/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-546a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads