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Fragments of cross beads

Small fragment consisting of four petals of a cross

Provenance

From Meroe, W 166 January, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 110–10 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

a) and b) 0.5 x 3.5 x 0.3 cm (3/16 x 1 3/8 x 1/8 in.) c) bead width 0.9 Tk 0.8

Accession Number

23-1-17b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads