Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XVIII

Dimensions

0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-442e

Medium or Technique

Redish glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One ball bead, chipped in three places.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XVIII, February 1922: 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