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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Tomb W 179

Dimensions

.1 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-613r

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

two 14-sided black glass beads

Provenance

From Nubia: Meroe, Beg. W. 179. February, 1922: 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