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Barrel bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
653–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 171

Dimensions

1.2 x .6 cm (1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.12253.1

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One barrel bead

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 171. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition