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Ring beads

b) Thirteen opaque white ring beads. Ten black ring beads. One thin white ring bead.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 118. 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, reign of unknown ruler, 698–664 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

white ring beads - diameter 0.5 cm, th. 0.2-0.3 cm black ring beads - diameter 0.5 cm, th. 0.2-0.3 cm thin white ring bead - diameter 0.4 cm, th. 0.1 cm

Accession Number

21.12114.2

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads