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String of 33 red glass "eye-beads".

Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

44.32

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads