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343 tiny gold disk beads and one ball bead, probably from necklaces or bracelets.


From Meroe (Beg. West) 179. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,


Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads