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Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 618

Dimensions

0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-425c

Medium or Technique

Ostrich egg shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One disc bead

Provenance

From Beg. West 618. 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