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Bead

Thin, small ball bead with boring groove and tapered hole.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 140, 1922: 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, 40 B.C.–A.D. 40

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

D.0.3-0.33 TK 0.3

Accession Number

22-2-529j

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads