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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 114


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 430

Dimensions

1.1 x 0.3 cm (7/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-251c

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small fragment, faded blue glaze disc with hole in center and concentric ribs on one face chipped

Provenance

From Beg. West 430. 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