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Bead

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period
750 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Begarawiyah, Southern Hilltop

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 0.15 x 1.3 cm (1/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.12053

Medium or Technique

Ostrich Eggshell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Disc bead.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., Southern Hilltop, under black rock, surface debris: 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