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Beads: E.174.1921

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Description

Black and white disk beads from a mummy net, the black beads forming hieroglyphs, part embedded in wax, part restrung, and 1 tubular bead

Find spot

  • Sanam Cemetery Meroe Sudan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921)

Dating

Meroitic
Production date: circa 750 BC/BCE

Components of the work

Lapis Bead: Length 0.016 m

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.174.1921
Primary reference Number: 52211
Oldadmincategory: B
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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