Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 137

Dimensions

0.95 x 1.3 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-518a

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One short double conical bead of greenish yellow glass with patches of dark patina.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 137, 1922: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition