Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.) West, Tomb 323

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.) length of string

Accession Number

23-2-30m

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

6 tiny gold gilt glass ring beads.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg.) West 323. 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