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Beads

14 red, 3 blue, 3 black, and 14 white ring beads; (see individual records 23-M-701a-c)

Provenance

From Beg. West 734, 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, 664–542B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

diameter 0.4cm

Accession Number

23-M-701b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads