Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 606

Dimensions

1.5 x 1.0 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-368e

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One shell, conical

Provenance

From Beg. West 606. 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