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Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–643 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Meroe, Begarawiya West, W801

Dimensions

2.5 x 2.5 cm (1 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-581h

Medium or Technique

Paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One short cylindrical bead, red paste, patinated green. (See individual record entries for 23-M-581a, 23-M-581d-k)

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 801, 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