Millefiore face beads
40 B.C.–A.D. 114
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., W308 No. 27
Overall: 1.6 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (5/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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23.803b=Four diamond shaped translucent green glass beads, with full face human head in millefiori in center. diagonal threading hole, translucent green w/human face in yellow, red, black and pink. Some imperfect.
From the group of beads with field number 23-1-310 that originally consisted of 35 diamond shaped translucent green glass beads, with full face human head in millefiori in center and many frags).
From Meroe, W308 No. 27. January 28, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition