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Biconical bead

One broken pale blue glass bead with conical ends (biconical)

Provenance

From Nuri, Nu.57, Room A. January 1918: 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, reign of Aramatelka, 568–555 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1.6 cm (7/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-421

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads