Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanitaraqide
A.D. 40–50


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: doubled 0.287

Accession Number

24.1762

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of white opaque barrel beads, black pear shaped beads, and grayish-brown beads which are a composite shape: biconical center with 2 rings beads stuck at each end and pierced through the length of the bead.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, N XVI (Beg. N.16)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition