Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–542 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Meroe, Begarawiya West, W829

Dimensions

1.85 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-690

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One split cowrie shell bead.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 829, March, 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