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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Begarawiyeh (Meroe), NVI floor debris

Dimensions

Overall: 7 mm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.12352

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Pear-shaped drop bead with hole through top

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Meroe, NVI floor debris

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition