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Beads

6 ball beads (5 whole, 2 fragments)

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179, from the neck. 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

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-580L

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads