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Beads and bead fragments

3 ball beads, pale blue transparent glass and fragments of others. Hexagonal, incomplete.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., NXX II Stairs #34. January 1922: 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

Meroe, Beg., Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 x 1.5 cm (3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-22d

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads