Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 150

Dimensions

.55 x .57 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-540b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Seven greenish glass beads all nearly covered with gray -black metallic looking patina

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 150, 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