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Beads

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


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

Dimensions

L 0.5 Dia 0.4

Accession Number

22-2-530k

Medium or Technique

Glass Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One black glass barrel bead with silver gray patina, apparently made fisrt as a cylinder and then dressed down .

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 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