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10 white quartzite discoid beads bored lengthwise and with boring groove and tapered hole (object registry says 20 beads)

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Grave 130. 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, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.75 x 1.75 cm (11/16 x 11/16 in.) tk: 1.15

Accession Number

22-2-514b

Medium or Technique

White quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads