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Beads

Two discs, one ring, and one ball bead, discolored

Provenance

From Meroe, W 261. February, 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, Napatan period to Meroitic Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia

Accession Number

23-1-89a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads