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Beads

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


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

Accession Number

22-2-531i

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Seven small glass disc beads, cone gilded and covered with a dark blue glass coat which is now patinated black. Also fragments of three or four others with same description.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room A) 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