Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 179; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

D: 0.8, Tk.: 0.35 cm

Accession Number

22-2-612a-d

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Miscellaneous glass beads, including a large black ring bead, two black glass beads with white cross lines (b), a reddish ball bead (c) and two small white ball beads (d).

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. February, 1922: 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