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Bead

One short cylinder bead, white quartzite. (See individual record entries for 23-M-581a, 23-M-581d-k)

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 801, 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, 743–643 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Begarawiya West, Sudan (Nubia)

Dimensions

0.45 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-581j

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads