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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Tanyidamani
110–90 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 20

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 1.6 x 0.45 cm (5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12474.5

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cylinder bead, discolored and incomplete.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 20. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition