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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
743–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 627

Dimensions

1.0 cm (3/8 in.), diameter 1.4cm

Accession Number

23-3-434a

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One double conical bead, tapered and bored.

Provenance

From Beg. West 627, March, 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