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Beads

Twelve pieces of silver; form of recumbant rams, probably bracelet elements. Tiny gold ring bead stuck to one of elements.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. 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, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Sudan (Nubia)

Dimensions

1.0 x 0.57 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-583c

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads