Bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Begarawiyeh (Meroe), W. 156

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-552d

Medium or Technique

gold, glass paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Ball bead of glass paste covered with a thin veneer of gold. With a second similar bead that is crushed.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition