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Beads

Colorless glass bead gilded and covered with transparent glass, some dull black patina.

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

Tk 0.3 Dia 0.6

Accession Number

22-2-530o

Medium or Technique

Glass Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads