Beads and bead fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., NXX II Stairs #34

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 x 1.5 cm (3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-22d

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

3 ball beads, pale blue transparent glass and fragments of others. Hexagonal, incomplete.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., NXX II Stairs #34. January 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