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Beads

3 fragments of millefiore beads of yellow, red, and 2 shades of blue. Iron wire on which they were strung still adheres to the center. Also same type as 21-3-41. This type illustrated in Dows Dunham "Royal Cemeteries of Kush; vol. IV" p. 122 (fig. 80). Also, 1 fragment of a barrel bead done...

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Provenance

From Sudan. Meore Beg. N. I debris of chamber A: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, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Beg. N. I, Meroe, Sudan

Dimensions

1.7 cm long

Accession Number

21.12246

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads