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Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 541

Dimensions

0.4 x 0.8 cm (3/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-860

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Red glass barrel bead.

Provenance

From Beg. West 541, 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