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Cylinder beads

red cylinder beads and disc beads.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 102. 1921: 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, Napatan Period, 435–405 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12055

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads