Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 596

Dimensions

1.85 x 0.45 cm (3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-363b

Medium or Technique

Frit

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cylindrical bead, bright blue

Provenance

From Beg. West 596. 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