Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 753

Dimensions

2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-453

Medium or Technique

Lapis Lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Fragment of large oval bead

Provenance

From Beg. West 753. February 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