270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, Beg., W284; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan
Medium or Technique
Faience, glass, glass paste, carnelian
Not On View
a) tiny ring beads; blue glaze; b) ball beads and fragments white ground, blue patches gl. paste; c) ring beads, gilt glass; d) carnelian barrel beads; e) pear shape pendant; f) carnelian ball beads; g) tiny glass paste ball beads red, blue, discolored; h) glass pendant beads, corroded, purplish; i) one cylinder bead, blue glaze. (Inventory note: d-f are bagged together.)
From Meroe, Beg., W284. 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