Black glass beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), W 179, Meroe

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.999

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Glass. Black faceted beads, about 150.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 179. 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