Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Begarawiyeh (Meroe), W. 156
Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
gold, glass paste
Not On View
Ball bead of glass paste covered with a thin veneer of gold. With a second similar bead that is crushed.
1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Meroe, W. 156 in theives' debris on floor
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition