String of beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Gammai

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 22 cm (1/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.32

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of 33 red glass “eye-beads”.

Provenance

From Gammai, Nubia. Cem. 100, Tomb 140, R4, (1915-16) Given to Peabody Museum by Mrs. Oric Bates, 1924. Peabody Museum No.B 3946. Exchanged by V/T January 21, 1937 and V/C January 7, 1944 with Peabody Museum, Harvard University. See Registration folder No. 67

Credit Line

By exchange with the Peabody Museum, Harvard