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Fragment of frit bead

Fragment of barrel head of blue frit.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 152. 1921: 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 unknown ruler, 743–698 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12157

Medium or Technique

Blue frit

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads