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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 27

Dimensions

d. 1.12 cm

Accession Number

22-2-460n

Medium or Technique

Glazed steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One blue glazed white steatite diskoid bead with radial grooves.

Provenance

From Beg. West 27 1922: 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