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Bead

Barrel bead with with green-white stripes.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South). Pyramid 91. 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, Unknown Ruler From 404–353 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

2.3 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-822a

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads