Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 37

Dimensions

Other: Largest 0.5cm (3/16in.) Other: Smallest 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-343e

Medium or Technique

Glass paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Few ball beads, discolored.

Provenance

From Meroe Beg. West 37, 1923: 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