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Bead

Ten tiny glass ring beads: 5 green, 2 yellow, 1 faded red, 1 faded yellow, 1 faded green with traces of glaze and gilding.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 126, 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, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-494w

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads