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Bead

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 453

Dimensions

e) L 1.3 cm, W 0.6 cm

Accession Number

23-2-297e

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Part of a hollow barrel bead.

Provenance

From Beg. West 453. February 1923: 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