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Various beads

47 pear-shaped glass beads, and fragments. Beg. W 179

Provenance

From Meroe,Beg. W 179 February, 1922; 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, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 0.9 x 0.6 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.) - beads

Accession Number

22-2-559o

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads