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Glass beads with gold foiled bands

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Twenty-two blue glass ball beads with gilded diagonal bands and dots.

Provenance

From Meroe: pyramid N 15. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: January 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.721

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads