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Bead

one ball bead, taper bored

Provenance

From W25, January, 1922: 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, 90–10 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nubia (Sudan)

Object Place

Meroe, Beg., Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

diameter 0.7cm

Accession Number

22-1-607b

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads