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Beads

Short string of white shell ring beads and one blue faience ring bead.

Provenance

From Gammai: Tomb 103, R14-2.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Gammai, Nubia(Sudan)

Accession Number

24.377

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads