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Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 692

Dimensions

0.9 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.), tk: 0.22

Accession Number

23-M-405

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

1 rilled lentoid bead, blue faience, pierced lengthwise

Provenance

From Beg. West 692, 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