40 B.C.–A.D. 40
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 140
0.42 x 0.55 cm (3/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faded blue or green faience ball bead, now almost white. Four dark spiral bands on body under glaze.
From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 140, 1922: 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