Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), W 102, Meroe

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 - 2.0 cm (13/16 - 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1028

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Glass. Opaque orange paste. 38 hexagonal double conical faceted beads.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 102. 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