Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 563

Dimensions

no dimension given

Accession Number

23-3-295

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

one split cowrie shell

Provenance

From Beg. West 563, 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