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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb W 125

Dimensions

Other: 0.8 x 1.2 cm (5/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-486a

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One small bead with tapered hole.

Provenance

From Meroe Beg. West 125, 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