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Beads

6 ball beads

Provenance

From Beg. West Group 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,

Findspot

Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.5 x 0.3 cm (3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-665b

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads