Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
800–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., W609

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 4 cm (3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-92a

Medium or Technique

Glass paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

8 bottle amulet pendants, 1 fragment bottle bead. Found with 23-3-92b and c in Beg. 609.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. 609. 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