Millefiore ball bead
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), N15, stairs with 21-12-126 (bronze bell)
Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Glass ball. Multicolored “mille fiori” in streaks. Broken, incomplete. Marbelized pattern in a variety of colors.
From Meroe, N15, stairs with 21-12-126 (bronze bell). 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