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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 37

Dimensions

diameter 0.4 cm

Accession Number

23-2-343h

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small ball bead, hollow, broken, and fragments of one size of diameter 0.4 cm.

Provenance

From Meroe Beg. West 37, 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