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Stone bead: E.154d.1921

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Stone bead

Description

Stone barrel bead

4 beads made from faience with green glaze (a); and a hard stone, probably granite (b-d) and in the form of a barrel. Found alongside 3 other beads in the same tomb, although not necessarily together as part of a single necklace. From tomb number 792 in the Sanam cemtery.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.025 m

Find spot

  • Sanam Cemetery Meroe Sudan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921) by Oxford Expedition to Nubia

Dating

Meroitic
Third Intermediate period
Circa -700 BCE - -600 BCE

Materials used in production

Granite

Techniques used in production

Carved Drilled

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.154d.1921
Primary reference Number: 150620
Oldadmincategory: B
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 31 July 2012 Updated: Tuesday 31 July 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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