Various beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W179

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 3 cm (7/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-559e

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

87 hexagonal tubular glass beads

Provenance

From Meroe,Beg. W 179 February, 1922; excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition