Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Begarawiyah West 820

Dimensions

Length: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-611i

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One broken spiral shell, probably pierced for suspension.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 820. 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