Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 32

Dimensions

diameter 0.7 cm

Accession Number

23-1-370d

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three ball beads, blue translucent with white circles on side, and five ball beads with yellow circles.

Provenance

From Beg. West 32, 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