Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Pyr. W V. Tomb Beg. W609 #11

Dimensions

Overall: 71.2 cm (28 1/16 in.) length of string

Accession Number

23.783

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Gilt glass. Five pointed rosettes.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. W V. Tomb Beg. W609 #11 [Excav. date] January, 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