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Slender barrel bead

Deep blue color, imitation lazuli?

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 126, 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, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

D 0.3

Accession Number

22-2-497e

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads