Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
50 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 318; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.8 cm (5/16 in.) Dia 0.5

Accession Number

23-1-363e

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One barrel bead, gilt covering

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 318 January 1923: 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