Beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, Beg., W308

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-305

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A: Large round purplish colored beads of very decayed glass. B: Large round glass bead with gilt; C: Small green ball, not visible at inventory.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W308. 1923: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