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Beads

4 barrell beads : 1 white veined and 2 plain red, 1 white, varying sizes

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

1.25 x 1.05 x 0.6 cm (1/2 x 7/16 x 1/4 in.) Dia 0.9

Accession Number

23-3-642

Medium or Technique

Agate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads