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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 678

Dimensions

0.5 x 0.6 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-385

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One gold barrel bead, hollow.

Provenance

From Beg. West 678, 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