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Bes amulet beads

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Amulets (Bes) faience.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 5. January, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 90–50 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 0.7 x 2cm (3/16 x 1/4 x 13/16in.)

Accession Number

23-1-190d

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets