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Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period


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

Accession Number

23-M-611c

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One double cone bead of pink amethyst, 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