Barrel beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg. N. I

Dimensions

2.1 cm

Accession Number

21.12239

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two half beads in millefiore technique; mosaic pattern in red, yellow, blue, black, white; wire on which it was strung is still adhering to center.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. N. I: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