Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Tomb W 179

Dimensions

largest 0.3 x 1.0 cm (1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-613a

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

4 faded green glass cylindrical beads plus fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia: Meroe, Beg. W. 179. February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition