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Beads

One black glass barrel bead with silver gray patina, apparently made fisrt as a cylinder and then dressed down .

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 140, 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, 40 B.C.–A.D. 40

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

L 0.5 Dia 0.4

Accession Number

22-2-530k

Medium or Technique

Glass Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads