Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), West 125

Dimensions

0.9 x 1.8 cm (3/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-483b

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One glass barrel bead, gilded and covered with white layer, decayed.

Provenance

Nubia, Meroe(Beg.)W125, February, 1921. 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