Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 162; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-47c

Medium or Technique

Glass paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One pear-shaped bead, bored lengthwise, yellowish-green with black patina.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 162. February, 1923: 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