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Bead

Barrel bead, pinkish strung on fragment of gold wire

Provenance

From Meroe, W 248. February, 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, Napatan period to Meroitic Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia

Dimensions

.92 x 0.75 cm (3/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-65a

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads