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Beads, scarab

a) small ivory scarab decayed incised lines upper side. b) 2 ivory ball beads, decayed. c) 1 green glass paste bead double cone.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W159a: 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, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

22-12-12a-c

Medium or Technique

Ivory, glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids