Bracelet

Nubian
Late Meroitic Period
100 B.C.–A.D. 300


Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Karanog, Tomb G 317

Dimensions

18 cm (7 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: length: 18 cm

Accession Number

1991.1133

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Bracelet of millefiori and gilt glass beads, one carnelian bead and one blue glass bead.

Provenance

From Karanog, tomb G 317. 1908: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1908-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.

(Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange