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Bead

Flattened 12-sided bead, white quartzite.

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)

Accession Number

23-M-579

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads