Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), N XVI, Meroe

Dimensions

Other: length doubled, 62.7 cm (24 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1759

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of 94 glass ball beads painted gold. Belongs with Nos. 24.1758; 24.1763. Strung separately for exhibition.

Provenance

From Meroe, N XVI. 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