Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 165; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.55 x 0.85 cm (3/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-9a

Medium or Technique

Glass paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Thirty-three ball beads, whitish with yellow patina, possibly with dark-colored stripes in body, lengthwise.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 165. January, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition