90 B.C.–A.D. 40
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. W Pyr. IX
Overall: 0.9 x 1.6 cm (3/8 x 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Glass. Yellow and black opaque. Five Phoenician, glass face beads, grotesque human faces in yellow with black eyes. Black loop for suspension above.
From Meroe, Beg. W Pyr. IX. [Excav. date] January, 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