Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 32

Dimensions

1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-370a

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Pendant bead, dark red, bored from both ends.

Provenance

From Beg. West 32, 1923: 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