Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., NXX A, thieves debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 1 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12489

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) 22 glass ball beads, gilt.
b) 4 ring beads, gilt.
c) 1 barrel beads imiation agate
d) 48 faience ring beads, blue glaze

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., NXX A, thieves debris. December 1921: 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