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Three beads

A: Carnelian flat centroid bead; B: Quartzite flat centroid bead; C: Glass round bead (green?). W 179, 2nd Century AD

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Meroitic Period

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Carnelian, quartzite, glass


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads