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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanirenas
40–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. N. XXI

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 0.4 cm (3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-58e

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two black transparent, white vein in center made by wrapping hot glass on rod.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid 21A debris. 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