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Beads

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


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

Dimensions

Tk 0.3 Dia 0.6

Accession Number

22-2-530o

Medium or Technique

Glass Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Colorless glass bead gilded and covered with transparent glass, some dull black patina.

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