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Beads

Yellow glass eye beads.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 5. January, 1923: 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, 90–50 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

d. 0.8 cm.

Accession Number

23-1-188d

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads