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Beads

2 Barrel beads.

Provenance

From Beg. West 796,1923: 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, 712–593 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.8 x 0.5 cm (5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-572i

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads