40 B.C.–A.D. 40
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 37
Overall: Largest 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Other: Smallest 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
About 56 barrel beads, various sizes.
From Beg. West 37, 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