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Miscellaneous beads

Cylinder beads: more than thirty fragments, all with light green glaze, and eighty-eight others. Discs: sixty-six pale blue to white, nine black. Rings: fourteen buff.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid S 54. 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, 510–468 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameters ranging from 4-6 mm/ Cylinders ranging from 16-18 mm in length

Accession Number

21.11948

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads