Millefiore ball bead
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), N15
Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Glass ball. Mottled multicolored “mille fiori”. Broken but about complete. Red with others marbelized.
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