Bead

Nubian


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

Dimensions

0.5 x 1.8 cm (3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-647

Medium or Technique

Gold/Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Cylindrical bead, faience core covered in sheet metal, casing broken.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. Group. Mar. 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