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Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


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

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 0.3 cm (1/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-580w

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two gilded glass barrel beads

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