Millefiore beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg. N. XVIII

Dimensions

D=1.4 cm

Accession Number

21.12305

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Seven large millefiore beads and fragments of another. Green with yellow, white, black design like a crown.
Excavated by the HU-MFA expedition to Meroe.

Provenance

From Sudan. Meroe, Beg. N. XVIII: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition