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Bead

Band-shaped bead

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Meroe, NVI floor debris

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Begarawiyeh (Meroe), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 8 mm (1/2 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12353

Medium or Technique

steatite (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads