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Fragment; iron oxide irregular shape (b); 11 glass ball beads poor condition including 1 gilded and covered with translucent glass, now gray, plus three other fragments (c); 23 ball beads green translucent glass, various sizes (d).

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 171. 1922: 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,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

22-2-556b-d

Medium or Technique

Iron oxide, glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads