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Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 541

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3 x 1.6cm (1/8 x 5/8in.)

Accession Number

23-3-859

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Buff, flat stylized wadjet amulet, notched edges.

Provenance

From Beg. West 541, 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