Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110–10 B.C.


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

Dimensions

0.80 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-9b

Medium or Technique

Glass paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Twelve ball beads, opaque red with green patina.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 165. February, 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