Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, W 179

Dimensions

1.0 x 1 cm (.4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-595b

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

one composite bead, white glass, made of two ball beads; also three barrel beads

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