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Glass. Opaque orange paste. 38 hexagonal double conical faceted beads.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 102. 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, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 - 2.0 cm (13/16 - 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1028

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads