Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 102A

Dimensions

diameter 2.2 cm

Accession Number

22-1-534g

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three large blue translucent glass ball beads and small barrel beads, all broken.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 102. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition