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Beads

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


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

Dimensions

D. 0.4

Accession Number

22-2-528h

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

14 small irregular bead fragments of translucent amber colored glass. Vessel fragment? Fragments with blue and white 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