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Fragment of frit bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
743–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 152

Dimensions

Length: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12157

Medium or Technique

Blue frit

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Fragment of barrel head of blue frit.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 152. 1921: 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