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Tiny ring beads

About 180 tiny blue, green, and red ring beads, five faience ring beads, and thirty-three yellow faience ring beads, a few glass beads.


From Meroe, Beg. W. 308 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, 40 B.C.–A.D. 114

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan


Meroe (Beg.), Nubia


0.45 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glass and Faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads