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Band bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
593–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 477; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.25 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-216

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One band bead, circumference decorated with 3 rows of dots in relief, core is plain band ring - the dots welded onto it.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 477, March, 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