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Ball bead fragment

Large bead, faience core, covered by sheet metal with an applique decoration.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Bergarawiyah), Group W. 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

Nubian,

Object Place for Label

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

23-3-657c

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads