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Short string of red glass ring beads.

Provenance

From Gammai: G 111, 15. Meroe. Lent by Mrs. Oric Bates, Sept. 4, 1924

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

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

Findspot

Gammai, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.) - length of necklace Overall: 0.1 cm (1/16 in.) - diameter of bead

Accession Number

42.152

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads