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Fragments of jewelry

a- 7 blue short cylinder, 1 green small ring and 1 ring pendant b- 3 small ball beads, 1 pendant as in (a) above, broken c- fragment of white paste barrel

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII. 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, Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan, A.D. 62–85

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

a- pendant : dia 0.5 L 0.8 b- L 0.8 dia 0.3 to 0.4 c- 1.1

Accession Number

21-3-683a-c

Medium or Technique

a) faience; b) carnelian; c) glass paste?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads