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Barrel bead

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Millefiore technique barrel bead; 3 faces done in white, black, red. Decayed. Might be part of 24.1051 [currently unlocated]. Item was in a box marked "Beads for photography to Mr. Young. Feb. 2, 1954" along with other items.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. N. XV

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Beg. N. XV, Meroe, Sudan

Dimensions

2.1 cm

Accession Number

21.12473.4

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads