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Bead

1 ball bead, blue glazed with black glazed dots and black circles.

Provenance

From Beg. West 772,1923: 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 to Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.6 x 2.6 cm (1/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-722c

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads