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Biconical bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Nu.57, Room A

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1.6 cm (7/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-421

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One broken pale blue glass bead with conical ends (biconical)

Provenance

From Nuri, Nu.57, Room A. January 1918: 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