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Miscellaneous string; eight carnelian two Amazon Stone; nine Quartzite; and two Black Stone.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 453. [Excav. date] February 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, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

23.429

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, quartzite, amazon stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads