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Broken bead stud

Small stud broken. Two sheet metal discs; the larger covered on one side with glass filling

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 209 February, 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, 30A.D.–175A.D

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

0.1 cm (1/16 in.), diameter 0.35

Accession Number

23-2-209d

Medium or Technique

Glass and gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads