Polygonal bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–320 A.D.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. West, Pyramid 110

Dimensions

0.6 x 0.8 cm (1/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-552c

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Plygonal bead, Imitation lapis and fragments of larger, similar bead.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West), 110 1921: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition