Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 114


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 453

Dimensions

0.6 x 0.55 cm (1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-637

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Cylinder bead - short, blue.

Provenance

From Beg. West 453. March 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