Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–653B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 717

Dimensions

0.8 x 1.0 cm (5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-692d

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One spiral shell.

Provenance

From Beg. West 717, 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