Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 165; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan
0.75 x 1.25 cm (5/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass with gilding
Not On View
Forty-eight ball beads, varying sizes, clear glass ground, gilded and covered with a layer of white glass, now covered with yellow and black patina.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition