Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg.

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 0.8 cm (3/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-25b

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Many barrel beads, most broken, all damaged.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg., N22 stairs debris . 1922 : 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