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Bead

One ball bead of glass bent and joined, black and white

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W23, 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, 185–50 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nubia (Sudan)

Object Place

Meroe, Beg.

Dimensions

diameter 0.6cm

Accession Number

22-2-65i

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads