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Bead

Pendant with tapered ends, 1 groove.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg.) West 323. 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, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.) West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.7 cm (1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-30c

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads