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Disc beads

2900 white, blue, or green beads, 1299 black beads, and 311 red beads

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe: Pyr. S. XXV [Excav. date] February, 1921

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 405–369 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

.5 x .1 cm (3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12060.3

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads