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Bead

one crude pendant bead, whitish-brown

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 343, January, 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, Meroitic Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

1.7 cm (11/16 in.), diameter 1.4cm

Accession Number

23-1-365a

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads