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Pebbles

Small lumps, also one ring bead.

Provenance

From Beg. West 596. 1923: 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, 712–593 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.1 x 1.0 cm (7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-363d

Medium or Technique

Natural pebbles

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archaeological materials