Beads

Nubian
220–186 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Meroë, North Africa, Begarawiyeh, Pyramid N. 8

Accession Number

21.12464.3

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Eighteen small barrel beads like 21-12-94b. Seven carnelian beads were also found with 21-12-99 and 21-12-104 and are much like the beads of this entry, 21-12-104c.

Provenance

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