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Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
315–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid I

Dimensions

1.6 x .4 cm (5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12010

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cylinder bead yellow (or buff) paste also found w/but not in object register–small pottery fragment.

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid I. 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