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a) Agate pendant with reddish striations, highly polished; c)Gold ball bead.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 156. 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,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

22-2-553a,c

Medium or Technique

Agate; gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads