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Millefiore pendant

Pendant of variagated colored glass, irregular design in white, yelow, blue, green and purplish brown color, penetrating through mass transverse hold at top.

Provenance

From Meroe, N20. December 27, 1921: 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,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.998

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads