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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 126

Dimensions

0.28 x 0.9 cm (1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-497g

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cylinder bead grayish white with traces of gilding, possibly the core only.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 126, 1921: 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