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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XIV

Dimensions

diameter 0.7 cm

Accession Number

22-1-582d

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Ball bead, blue, fluted.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West), 14. January 1922: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition