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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 200; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.0 cm (3/8 in.) dia 1.15

Accession Number

23-1-27d

Medium or Technique

Glass paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Cylinder bead black coloring ground with white opaque irregular pattern extending through mass, broken. Imitation serpentine.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 200 January, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition