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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
743–542 B.C.


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

Dimensions

0.5 cm (3/16 in.), diameter 0.45

Accession Number

23-3-434c

Medium or Technique

Egg shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One blue barrel bead

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