Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, Beg., W323; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-31a

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

24 opaque blue glass ball beads and 1 opaque green glass ball bead.

Provenance

From Beg. (Meroe) 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