Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 27

Dimensions

1.13 x 1.2 x 0.5 cm (7/16 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-460m

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two roughly rectangular beads with slight difference in size.

Provenance

From Beg. West 27 1922: 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