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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period


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

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-130

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cross-shaped amazonite bead.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb XXII . 1917: 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