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Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 611

Dimensions

0.65 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm (1/4 x 3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-656

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Pendant bead, blue-green, taper bored

Provenance

From Beg. West 611. 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