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Bead

One large bead, sheet metal, decayed, hollow.

Provenance

From Meroe Beg. West 37, 1923: 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

diameter 1.1 cm

Accession Number

23-2-343d

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads