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Glass. 24 ball beads. Blue with crossed bands in opaque white and spots of blue and yellow inside the bands.

Provenance

From Meroe: S 152 [Excav. date] February, 1921: 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,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1000

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands