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Barrel bead

One barrel bead, bored at both ends.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Bergarawiyah), Group W. 1923 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Object Place for Label

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.45 x 0.65 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-864

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads