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One large ball bead; pierced; made of clear glass with gold sandwiched between layers.

Provenance

From Semna, S52. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place for Label

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 2.0 x 1.8 cm (13/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2221.1

Medium or Technique

Glass, gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads