270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W609
Overall: 121 cm (47 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cylindrical beads strung alternately; 72 white quartz, 39 blackspeck syenite and 20 opaque red glass.
From Meroe, Tomb W 609. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition