270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 609
Overall: 34 cm (13 3/8 in.) length of string
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Approximately 223 translucent violet, glass ring beads. (Imitation garnet or amethyst?).
From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 609 [Excav. date] March 8, 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition