50 B.C.–50 A.D.
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg. W 5
Length x width: 66.5 x 1.3 cm (26 3/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The pattern alternates between two hollow biconical beads of gold sheet and three tubular beads of veined polychrome glass. Gold fastener at each end. (Card)
From Meroe: Western Cemetery, Beg. W 5. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession date unknown)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition