Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., W450

Dimensions

Overall: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-284b

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

17 barrel glass beads, black translucent with white band.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W450. 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