Broken bead stud

Nubian
Meroitic Period
30A.D.–175A.D


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 209; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.1 cm (1/16 in.), diameter 0.35

Accession Number

23-2-209d

Medium or Technique

Glass and gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small stud broken. Two sheet metal discs; the larger covered on one side with glass filling

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 209 February, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition