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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
664–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 445

Dimensions

0.9 x 0.3 cm (3/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-280b

Medium or Technique

Faience and Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Cylinder bead

Provenance

From Beg. West 445. 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