Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Meroe, Beg., W27

Dimensions

1.0 cm (3/8 in.), diameter 1.2cm

Accession Number

22-2-446

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

28 ball beads appear to have yellow core with an overlay of blue glass

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W27, 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