Beads

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Gammai

Dimensions

Overall: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.) - length of necklace

Accession Number

42.144

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Necklace of glass beads, including 50 multifaceted green beads, 10 red, gold and blue ball beads, and 2 teardrop-shaped pendants.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Gammai.
Lent by Mrs. Oric Bates, Sept. 4, 1924

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates