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Approximately eighty-one red, white and blue paste bottle-shaped beads.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W609. 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, Napatan Period, 800–270 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Beg., Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.) (length of string) Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.) (height of beads)

Accession Number

23-M-92

Medium or Technique

Glass paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads