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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 114


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. West, Pyramid 115

Dimensions

0.9 x 0.9 x 0.3 cm (3/8 x 3/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-571b

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Bead flat back, front human head in relief- longitudinal hole for stringing.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West), 114 1921: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition