Beads

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


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), W 179, Meroe

Accession Number

24.991b

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Glass barrel beads. Black with a central zone of black and white veining [Imitation agate?]. Short string. [See photo on 24.991A]

Provenance

From Meroe, W 179. 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