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94 carnelian biconical and flattened barrel barrel beads.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. W I. 1922: 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

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: length doubled, 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.1073

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads