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b) 2 lenticular (?) shaped, each worked with a circle 'o' on top. One light greenish blue glaze, the other yellowish on the outside (perhaps red body paste like pendants 21-2-270)


From Beg. South, Pyramid 86, 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler, 664–643 B.C.


Beg. South, Nubia (Sudan)

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The Ancient World


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