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Beads

Two rectangular beads of green glass and frag. of another.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 502 1923: 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, Napatan Period, 712–593 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.25 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-815b

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads