Millefiore ball bead
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), N15
Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Glass ball. Dark blue ground with crossing diagonal yellow and red stripes and spots of white, blue and yellow. Blue ground, yellow and red, white, blue and yellow eyes.
From Meroe, Pyramid 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