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Ring beads

Many beads from this field number were accessioned as 24.1762. Fragments from a-c] white and dark gray beads. Two fragments of blue glass beads found on bottom of box. d] seven red glass ring beads e] three green ring beads, two smaller blue ring beads f] two gilded ring beads

Provenance

From Sudan, Meroe, Beg. N.16

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Amanitaraqide, A.D. 40–50

Findspot

Beg. N.16, Meroe, Sudan

Accession Number

21-3-616a-f

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads