Millefiore ball beads and fragments
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), N15, stairs with 21-12-126 (bronze bell)
Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)
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Nine millefiore ball beads. Blue with concentric spots of blue, white, yellow, and red flowers. Seven comlpete beads strung together and two broken beads loose.
From Meroe, N15, stairs with 21-12-126 (bronze bell). December 25, 1921: 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