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Bead

Large cylinder 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: 28 x 11 mm (1 1/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12349

Medium or Technique

Glass, gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads