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Beads

one copper (corroded), one green glass, 2 white limestone ball beads

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., N41, Chamber A. 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,

Findspot

Meroe, Beg., Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12359

Medium or Technique

Copper, glass, stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads