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Ball bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 140

Dimensions

D=.65 TK 0.3

Accession Number

22-2-527h

Medium or Technique

Glass paste glass paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Yellowish glass paste, patches of gray patina

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 140, 1922: 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