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Necklace of glass beads, including 50 multifaceted green beads, 10 red, gold and blue ball beads, and 2 teardrop-shaped pendants.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Gammai. 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: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.) - length of necklace

Accession Number

42.144

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads