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Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 480; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.0 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-178e

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Nne cowrie shell, broken back.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 480, March, 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