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Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Begarawiyah West 820

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-611b

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One ball bead bored from both ends.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 820. 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