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Beads

One ball bead, ground with white patches

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 318 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, 50 B.C.–A.D. 40

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

0.65 cm (1/4 in.) Dia 0.7

Accession Number

23-1-363f

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads