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Beads

a. a large quantity of cylinder beads

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Tomb W 565. [Excav. date] March 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 743–542 B.C.

Object Place

Beg., Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-418a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads