Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
Unknown Ruler From 404–353 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyr. 91

Dimensions

2.3 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-822a

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Barrel bead with with green-white stripes.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South). Pyramid 91. 1923: 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