Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 214; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.5 cm (3/16 in.) dia 0.5

Accession Number

23-1-39a

Medium or Technique

Gold, amazonite ?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A green ball bead encased in gold, cap hole lengthwise.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition