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Bead

One discoid bead, pierced lengthwise. (See individual record entries 23-3-116a-h).

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 486 March, 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, Napatan Period, 712–690 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

0.7 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-116f

Medium or Technique

Filled silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads