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Beads

two 14-sided black glass beads

Provenance

From Nubia: Meroe, Beg. W. 179. 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, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

.1 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-613r

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads