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Beads

five pendant beads, transverse hole, taper bored

Provenance

From Meroe, W 165. January, 1923: 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, 110–10 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.1-1.25x0.55-0.6cm

Accession Number

23-1-16

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads