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Ball beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, W 179

Dimensions

0.15 x 0.7 cm (1/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-595f

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three ball beads, white glass, fused together.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition