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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 634

Dimensions

0.23 cm (1/16 in.) Dia .32

Accession Number

23-M-261c

Medium or Technique

Garnet

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

4 short cylinder garnet

Provenance

From Beg. West 634, 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