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Beads

Thirty-two ring beads, wire circles.

Provenance

From Beg. West 34, 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, Meroitic Period, 185–50 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

diameter 0.75 cm

Accession Number

23-2-311a

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads