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Bead

Roughly shaped disc bead bored lengthwise(button?).

Provenance

Nubia, Meroe(Beg.)W125, February, 1922. 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, Meroitic Period, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.4 x 1 cm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-484f

Medium or Technique

Mother of pearl

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads