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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
712–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 657

Dimensions

0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-476b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Four tiny scarab beads.

Provenance

From Beg. West 657, March, 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