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2 faience ball beads, glazed in blue-green. Each has 3 slightly raised nubs of a darker color spread equidistant to circumfrence.

Provenance

1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Meroe, W. 156 in theives' debris on floor

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Begarawiyeh (Meroe), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-552i

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads