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Bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. W 125

Dimensions

Other: 1.8 x 2.2 cm (11/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-484a

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One large, flattened bead of olive green glass, bored lengthwise and speckled with dull, gray-black patina.

Provenance

From Beg W 125. 1923: 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