40 B.C.–A.D. 40
Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 214; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan
0.5 cm (3/16 in.) dia 0.5
Medium or Technique
Gold, amazonite ?
Not On View
A green ball bead encased in gold, cap hole lengthwise.
From Meroe, W 214 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