Millefiore ball bead
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), N15
Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Yellow glass ball, with band around equator of blue, red and white, “mille fiori.” Yellow with band of blue with white and red X’s.
From Meroe, N15. December 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition