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Barrel bead

One large transparent green barrel bead.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., N15 stair original filing over step 12. December 1921: 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,

Findspot

Meroe, Beg., Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 2.4 cm (9/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12473.1

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads