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Beads

Two heavily patinated silver plaque beads - one broken.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 125, 1922: 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, Meroitic Period, reign of unknown ruler, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.0 x 2.0 cm (3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-487d

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads