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Bead

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 248; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

.92 x 0.75 cm (3/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-65a

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Barrel bead, pinkish strung on fragment of gold wire

Provenance

From Meroe, W 248. February, 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