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Bead

One large ring bead with ruled edge.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 820. 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,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-611a

Medium or Technique

Frit

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads