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Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


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

Dimensions

1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-406

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

serrated disc bead, gold, pierced through thickness

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