Millefiore pendant

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, N20

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 1.4 cm (11/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.998

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Pendant of variagated colored glass, irregular design in white, yelow, blue, green and purplish brown color, penetrating through mass transverse hold at top.

Provenance

From Meroe, N20. December 27, 1921: 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