String of glass beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
1st century A.D.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. North), Pyramid 16

Dimensions

Length doubled: 57 cm

Accession Number

24.1758

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of gilt glass ball beads. Belongs with Nos. 24.1759; 24.1763. Strung separately for exhibition.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. North), Pyramid 16. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1924: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition