270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W 529
Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.) diameter
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience ball bead in pale blue with dark stripes painted with two sacred eyes and an ankh.
From Meroe, Tomb W 529 [Excav. date] March, 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition