Bead

Nubian
Meriotic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., N56 between A&B

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 0.7 cm (1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-79e

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Ball bead opaque greenish body, three eyes on circumference; eyes have red center and white line.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., N56 between A&B. 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