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String of 33 red glass "eye-beads".


From Gammai, Nubia. Cem. 100, Tomb 140, R4, (1915-16) Given to Peabody Museum by Mrs. Oric Bates, 1924. Peabody Museum No.B 3946. Exchanged by V/T January 21, 1937 and V/C January 7, 1944 with Peabody Museum, Harvard University. See Registration folder No. 67

Credit Line

By exchange with the Peabody Museum, Harvard

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

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan


Overall: 0.6 x 22 cm (1/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads