Ball bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., N15 stair original filling over step 12

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.12473.2

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

2 large gold sandwiched beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., N15 stair original filing over step 12. December 1921: 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