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Bead

about 15 tiny beige disc beads.

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: 2 cm (13/16 in.) length of string

Accession Number

23-2-30k

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads