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Beads

Drilled lentilized beads, faience, pierced through thickness, 18 plus blue, one yellow.

Provenance

From Beg. West 643, March, 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

Diameter: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-325

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads