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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 32

Dimensions

0.6 x 1.2 cm (1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-309b

Medium or Technique

Crystal

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Pendant bead, taper-bored.

Provenance

From Beg. West 32, 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