Beads

Nubian
Meroitic


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W165

Accession Number

23-1-9d

Medium or Technique

Glass with gilding

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Eight barrel beads of clear glass ground gilded and covered with layer white glass now covered with yellow and black patina , one is broken. 23-1-9c and d total fifty-six beads.

Provenance

From Meroe W165. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition