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Bead

Ball bead. Also small scrap of gold foil.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 171. 1921: 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, 653–623 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

.5 x .5 cm (3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12253.2

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads