Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
435–405 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Pyramid 102

Dimensions

1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12044

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

More than twenty-five cylinder beads, much worn, mostly white/bluish body paste, more than twenty-five disc beads white/blue.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South, Pyramid 102. 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