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Bead and two fragments

Small bead in the form of the head of a goddess in blue faience and two fragments of beads (?) in pale blue faience.

Provenance

From Beg. West 609, March 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, 690–664 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length of bead: 8 mm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

Eg.Inv.12007

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads