Barrel beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 493; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-74a-e

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Twelve beads.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 493, March, 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