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Cylinder + ring beads

67 faded green cylinders, 131 ring-faded green, red black

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid 108. 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, 643–593 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

10 x 22 cm (3 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12291

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings