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Bead

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


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 339; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.2 cm (1/2 in.), diameter 0.8

Accession Number

23-2-61b

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

one green glass bead

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 339, February, 1923: 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