Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 766

Dimensions

D 0.4

Accession Number

23-M-486g

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small irregular ball beads, 10 clear, 8 opaque, bored from both ends.

Provenance

From Beg. West 766,1923: 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