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Bead and two fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 609

Dimensions

Length of bead: 8 mm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

Eg.Inv.12007

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small bead in the form of the head of a goddess in blue faience and two fragments of beads (?) in pale blue faience.

Provenance

From Beg. West 609, March 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