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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. W.), Tomb 120

Dimensions

0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-53i

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One barrel bead.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. W.), Tomb 120. 1922: 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