Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., N2 original filling over steps 16 & 17

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 1.8 cm (11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12236

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

2.5 green ball beads decorated with yellow and black bands and dots in low relief. Twelve other beads from this group have been accessioned as 24.993 leaving these remainders.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., N2 original filling over steps 16 & 17. 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