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Beads

Thirteen ring beads; blue-green.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 5. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, about 0–A.D. 20

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. N.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12448.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads