Beads

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


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Gammai

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 0.3 cm (1 3/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.33

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of 18 miscellaneous ring beads of faience, coral, black, green glass, and 4 pearls.

Provenance

From Gammai, Nubia: Cem. 100, E 83, R4. (1915-16) Pub. Gammai, p. 60. From Gammai: Cem. 100, E 83, R4. (1915-16) Pub. Gammai, p. 60. Given to Peabody Museum by Mrs. Oric Bates, 1924. Peabody Museum No.B 4047. 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