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Beads

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 0.8 cm (5/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-58f

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One ball variegated but discolored.

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