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Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 146

Dimensions

.33 x .36 cm (1/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-554a

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One gold ball bead, thin gold shell

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 146, 1921: 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