Ball beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 101

Accession Number

19.2548

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Six ball beads of blue glass (two ridged, four smooth).

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 101. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition