Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 605

Dimensions

1.55 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-616b

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One split cowrie

Provenance

From Beg. West 605. 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