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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 27

Dimensions

0.44 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-460e

Medium or Technique

White quartz

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One very heavy ring bead, bored from both ends with tapered drill.

Provenance

From Beg. West 27 1922: 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