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Ball beads

Nubian
220–186 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroë, Beg., N8, Chamber A, Floor SE layer of sand under fall

Dimensions

.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12461.7

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

7 blue glass ball beads

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., N8, Chamber A, Floor SE layer of sand under fallen roof. 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