Beads, fragments

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. W 171

Accession Number

22-2-556b-d

Medium or Technique

Iron oxide, glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Fragment; iron oxide irregular shape (b); 11 glass ball beads poor condition including 1 gilded and covered with translucent glass, now gray, plus three other fragments (c); 23 ball beads green translucent glass, various sizes (d).

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 171. 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