Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
463–431 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. ?

Accession Number

21.11986

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

7 cylinder beads, light blue/ 1 cylinder bead, red/ 12 balls widely made, white/ 10 discs, blue

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid Mastaba LIII. 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