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1 Ball bead

One ball bead in light yellow color.

Provenance

Meroe BEG N2. 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhabale, 50–40 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, (Sudan)

Dimensions

dia .9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12257

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads