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Bead

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


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

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12474.6

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Blue-green ball bead.

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