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Bead

White quartz, pear-shaped bead (polished).

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. W), Tomb 36. 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,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.5 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21-3-715b

Medium or Technique

White quartz

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads