Tiny ring beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 114


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 308; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.45 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-317b

Medium or Technique

Glass and Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

About 180 tiny blue, green, and red ring beads, five faience ring beads, and thirty-three yellow faience ring beads, a few glass beads.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 308 January 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition