Requires Photography

Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 140

Dimensions

0.4 x 0.33 cm (3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-530w

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Greenish brown ball bead, brown is nearly discolored.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 140, 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