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One meroitic ball bead

One ball bead of glass with a thin sheet of gold set in the glass.

Provenance

From Semna, room 46. 1924: 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,

Object Place for Label

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2069.1

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads