Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.) West, Tomb 323

Dimensions

Overall: 2 cm (13/16 in.) length of string

Accession Number

23-2-30k

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

about 15 tiny beige disc beads.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg.) West 323. 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