Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W786

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L of string 0.650

Accession Number

24.545

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Fifty-eight barrel beads; part of 24.541.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 786 [Excav. date] Mar. 1923 Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition