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Large double-cone bead with circles on one side filled with white.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XLI. 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, Meroitic Period, reign of Adeqetali, A.D. 134–140

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

diameter 4.0; tk. 2.3

Accession Number

21.12362

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads