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Beads

Two very thin red gold disc beads, wide holes. Mislabeled 22-2-221.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., Southern Hilltop, under black rock, surface debris: 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, Napatan period to Meroitic Period, 750 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 0.025 x 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.12052

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads