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Beads

Few small cylinder and ring beads - red, black, white and blue.

Provenance

From Beg. West 563, 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, 712–593 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

cylinder beads: L 1.0 cm ring beads: diameter 0.5 cm

Accession Number

23-3-297

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads