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Beads

4 disc eggshell beads.

Provenance

From Beg W 831. 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,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-619d

Medium or Technique

shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads