Bead necklace

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1000

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Glass. 24 ball beads. Blue with crossed bands in opaque white and spots of blue and yellow inside the bands.

Provenance

From Meroe: S 152 [Excav. date] February, 1921: 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