Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Pyr. N II, Meroe

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.992

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Fourteen blue faience melon beads.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyrramid N II. 1921: 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