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Bead

One 14-sided blue glass bead.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period, A.D. 30–175

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Dimensions

0.55 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-597e

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads