Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 27

Dimensions

0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-459h

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two very poorly preserved ball beads of variagated glass.

Provenance

From Beg. West 27 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