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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
698–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 846

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 0.5 x 0.35 cm (3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-663b

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One double cone carnelian.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 846). 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition