Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 137
1.4 cm (9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cylinder beads: 1490 green body paste. Ring beads: 280 good green; 1190 black; 281 red. Bal beads: 449 rough, faded, some with yellowish-white body paste. Missing: 1629 faded green rings.
From Meroe (Beg. South) Pyramid 137. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition