Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., N56 thieves debris above door

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 1.5 cm (9/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-97

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Ball bead, blue foundation with white, yellow and gilt pattern; and one similar discolored smaller bead.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., N56, thieves debris above door. 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