One meroitic ball bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Room 46

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2069.1

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One ball bead of glass with a thin sheet of gold set in the glass.

Provenance

From Semna, room 46. 1924: 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