Ring beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
220–186 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroë, Beg., Pyramid N8 A, floor SE layer under fallen roof

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12461.6

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Nineteen blue glass ball beads

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., N8, Chamber A, Floor SE layer of sand under fallen roof. 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