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Beads

One double conical bead of brown paste.

Provenance

From Beg. West 27 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, Meroitic Period, 90–10 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.43 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-459k

Medium or Technique

Paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads