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Beads

About 70 short flat barrel beads, some nearly double cone shaped.

Provenance

From Beg. West 619. 1923: 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, Napatan Period, 690–664 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-233e

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads