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Bead

Nubian
Begarawiyah Meroe
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 778

Dimensions

0.6 x 1.1 cm (1/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-494a

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Barrel Bead.

Provenance

From Beg. West 778,1923: 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