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Beads

Dark blue translucent ball beads with inset spots, white, yellow, blue in concentric rings.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 102. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, A.D. 90–246

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

diameter 1.5 cm

Accession Number

22-1-534L

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads