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Fifty-eight barrel beads; part of 24.541.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 786 [Excav. date] Mar. 1923 Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia(Sudan)

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L of string 0.650

Accession Number

24.545

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands