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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanisio
260–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid V

Dimensions

0.6 x 0.85 cm (1/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.17049

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Bead of thin sheet of gold, reddish color.

Provenance

From Beg. S. Pyramid V. 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