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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W 179. From the neck.

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3 x 0.9 cm (1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-580m

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One yellow barrel bead with horizontal irregular white striations

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. From the neck. 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