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Ball bead

Yellowish glass paste, patches of gray patina

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 140, 1922: 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 40 B.C.–A.D. 40

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

D=.55 TK 0.3

Accession Number

22-2-527i

Medium or Technique

Glass Paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads