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Barrel bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Group W

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.45 x 0.65 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-864

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One barrel bead, bored at both ends.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Bergarawiyah), Group W. 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