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Bead

one blue ball bead with black circle and dot on each side

Provenance

From Beg. West 685, March, 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, Napatan Period, 712–653 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Dia: 0.8

Accession Number

23-M-398a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads