Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe-Begarawiyeh

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 0.6 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-45a

Medium or Technique

Faience, Glass and Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

6 blue-green cylinder, about 30 small blue-green ring, 24 dark blue, transparent glass, 3 blue-green faience disc, 1 carnelian disc.

Provenance

From Egypt. Meroe-Beg. N13 A and B 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