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Bead

One light blue green disc bead bored lengthwise technique as (22-2-482a) except that the flat faces were later rubbed down and polished.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 126, 1922: 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.85 x 0.27 cm (5/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-494m

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads